Pregnancy and childbirth, followed by weight loss after childbirth, takes a toll on the body. Spending hours in the gym is not possible for most new mothers, and even if they can make the time, their pre-pregnancy body is often impossible to restore through diet and exercise alone.
What is a “mommy makeover”?
A “mommy makeover” is a term used to describe a combination of cosmetic procedures surgical body contouring procedures designed to restore, and even enhance, a woman’s natural pre-pregnancy body. These procedures are performed together in a single, outpatient operation by our expert board-certified plastic surgeons.
What procedures are covered in a mommy makeover?
A mommy makeover usually involves both a breast procedure as well as a tummy tuck. This can typically include any combination of a breast lift, reduction, or augmentation (implants), as well as abdominoplasty, liposuction, belt lipectomy, body lift, arm lift, Brazilian butt lift, and other body contouring procedures.
When is the best time to have a mommy makeover?
Mommy makeovers produce the best, longest-lasting results when performed after you are done having children and breastfeeding. Otherwise, pregnancy can complicate surgical results.
When can I get back to my normal life after a mommy makeover?
Mommy makeovers involve multiple extensive surgeries. However, it’s understandable that hard-working moms can’t really take much time off. Most patients are able to return to driving in one week and can walk five miles in two weeks. Recovery times vary, and moms should plan to have plenty of help during the first-month post-surgery.
How long does a mommy makeover last?
Mommy makeover surgeries produce permanent results. However, weight fluctuations, pregnancy, and advanced age can potentially compromise results so we strongly recommend living a healthy lifestyle post-surgery to maintain optimal results.
Is there financing for mommy makeover surgery?
Neaman Plastic Surgery offers PatientFi and also Care Credit, special health-based financing options exclusively for medical procedures. Call us for more details on latest promotional financing rates that may be available for you.
What is the mommy makeover recovery period?
The recovery from mommy makeover surgery is quite varied. Younger patients will typically bounce back faster while older patients may need longer to recover. For an “average” mommy makeover, patients can usually drive after one week, walk five miles on a flat surface in two weeks, and run in four weeks.