What is Mommy Makeover?
Doctors and scientists have concluded that a woman’s body undergoes a lot of stress post-pregnancy. This alters the structure of the woman’s body in such a manner that she is unable to regain her original pre-pregnancy body.
A Mommy Makeover is one of the fastest growing set of cosmetic procedures that mothers of all ages opt for to restore their body to its original shape. Many women opt for this course of treatment which has given them fantastic results.
A Mommy Makeover essentially covers the most affected areas of the body such as the breasts, the stomach and the vagina. Pregnancy causes volume loss of the breast, laxity of anterior abdominal wall muscles, lax abdominal wall and alteration in the private parts. Breastfeeding affects the shape of the breasts and the muscles end up sagging after this phase. The abdominal muscles become enlarged during pregnancy as the child grows in the womb. After the child is born, the abdominal muscles, the skin and tissue located there become loose. These are the main causes of concern on which a mommy makeover focuses.
How much does Mommy Makeover procedure cost?
It is very difﬁcult to answer this question because a Mommy Makeover is a bouquet of surgeries that are performed to restore your body. The total cost of a Mommy Makeover will vary from patient to patient based on the number of surgeries they undergo. It is better to get a realistic estimate from your doctor since it will be personalized for you.
Questions to ask your Mommy Makeover Surgeon:
Am I a good candidate for Mommy Makeover?
What are the different procedures under Mommy Makeover?
What surgical technique is recommended for me?
What is the recovery period after Mommy Makeover?
What are the risks and complications associated with this procedure?
How can I expect my body to look over time?
Do you have before-and-after photos of other Mommy Makeover patients?
Do you have hospital privileges to perform this procedure?
Who is the ideal candidate for Mommy Makeover?
Any healthy woman whose body has undergone major changes due to pregnancy is eligible for a Mommy Makeover. Please note that women who are still breastfeeding their babies and women who smoke are not eligible for this treatment.
What is the post-operative care and recovery time?
The recovery time for a Mommy Makeover varies from patient to patient. Since all the surgeries are tailor made and packaged together depending on your needs. Generally, the recovery time is estimated to be 2-3 weeks.
The doctor will prescribe medication for reducing pain, swelling and inﬂammation. Take your medication on time every day for minimizing health issues. The doctor will advise you to avoid heavy lifting and intense workouts while you recover from the makeover. Please follow this advice 100% for your own well being.
Apart from this, there may be some special instructions given to you for your speedy recovery and best possible results.
What treatments are covered under Mommy Makeover?
Breast Lift – This treatment is a breast lift surgery which raises the sagging breasts by removing the excess tissue in the breast and tightening the core muscles.
Breast Augmentation – Many women have observed that they come down a full cup size by the time breastfeeding ends. Breast augmentation surgery is performed to increase the volume of the breasts. Breast augmentation surgery is done by adding silicon implants to the breasts or by transferring fat from another part of the body to the breasts.
Breast Reduction – Breast reduction surgery is a cosmetic procedure wherein the patient’s breast size is reduced by removing the excess breast fat and glandular tissue.
Tummy Tuck – Loose abdominal muscles and skin is an issue faced by almost all women after pregnancy. The skin on the stomach refuses to go back to its original shape even after a lot of concentrated efforts. A tummy tuck is a simple surgical procedure where the surgeon removes the excess fat and skin on the abdomen giving the stomach a ﬁrm and sharp look.
Liposuction – Liposuction is an advanced and safe surgery which removes excess fat anywhere in the body, to give the body a sculpted look.
Vaginoplasty – Process of aging leads to loss of elasticity in all body soft tissue including genital tissues. Additing to this , child birth (by Vaginal Delivery) traumatizes most delicate female body parts by stretching causing widening of vagina & enlarged or irregular labia, leading to loss of sexual pleasure.
Labiaplasty – This is a procedure for restoring the patient’s private parts to their original pre-pregnancy shape. This a 100% safe medical procedure and is known to have wonderful results. It eliminates any discomfort a woman may feel due to the changes that occur after a pregnancy.