What Women Need To Know About The Mommy Makeover
Leading Tampa Plastic Surgeon Helps Mothers Restore Their Pre-Pregnancy Bodies
Becoming a mother is usually one of the greatest experiences of a woman’s life. But with all the major positive changes a new baby brings to a woman’s life, there are often also less desirable changes to her body. It is common for a woman to love her newborn baby more than anything in the world but still wish she had the body she had prior to pregnancy. Because of this, the “mommy makeover” has become increasingly popular over the past few years. If you’re considering a mommy makeover yourself, here are a few things you should know:
What Is A Mommy Makeover?
A mommy makeover is a series of surgical procedures designed to restore a mother’s body back to her pre-pregnancy shape. Mommy makeovers typically comprise a combination of liposuction, tummy tucks, and breast surgeries. A mommy makeover helps women fix trouble areas of their post-pregnancy bodies that can’t fix on their own, but it is not a replacement for a healthy diet and regular exercise. Mommy makeovers can remove excess skin, correct asymmetrical breasts, and remove the excess pockets of fat and stretch marks that exercise cannot correct. But if you do not continue to take care of yourself, results from your mommy makeover could be reversed.
When Is The Right Time For A Mommy Makeover?
As with any cosmetic surgery, determining the right time to have a mommy makeover depends on whether the timing is right for you and your lifestyle. Factors you should consider when deciding if now is the right time for your mommy makeover include:
- Have you been able to recover completely from childbirth?
- Are you healthy enough for surgery? Have you established healthy diet and exercise routines?
- If your mommy makeover will include breast surgery, have you finished breastfeeding and allowed your breasts time to return to their stable shape and size?
- Are you done having children? While you can still have children after a mommy makeover, we usually recommend that you wait until you have your last child before having your mommy makeover done.
- Do you have the support to take the time you will need to heal and recover properly post-surgery?
During your consultation at Hyde Park Cosmetic Surgery Center, Dr. Rieger will help you determine whether it is the right time for your mommy makeover.
Procedures Available As Part Of A Mommy Makeover
There are many procedures available for a woman to choose from to include as part of her mommy makeover. The needs and goals of each woman are different, so the procedures chosen as part of their mommy makeover are too. A mommy makeover includes a combination of the following procedures:
- Breast lift
- Breast augmentation
- Breast reduction
- Abdominoplasty (tummy tuck)
- Non-surgical treatments
Ultimately, the procedures right for you depend on your goals and needs. Your plastic surgeon will help you decide which procedures are appropriate for your mommy makeover.
Mommy Makeover Consultation With Tampa’s Best Plastic Surgeon
If you are considering a mommy makeover, contact Hyde Park Cosmetic Surgery Center to schedule your consultation with Dr. Frank Rieger. Dr. Rieger is a Board Certified Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon in Tampa, Florida with more than 30-years’ experience. Call us at (813) 254-7600 or contact us online to schedule your confidential consultation.