A Guide To Mommy Makeovers

A mommy makeover also known as a post-pregnancy surgery is a combination of different cosmetic procedures.  The combination should restore your body to its appearance before your pregnancy.  A mommy makeover will usually focus on the breasts and abdomen with a tummy tuck, breast augmentation and liposuction.

Should You Consider A Mommy Makeover?

If you have recently given birth you might want to consider a mommy makeover.  This is particularly true if your pregnancy has had a negative impact on the size and shape of your breasts.  However, it is important to note that immediately after birth your breasts will not be their pre-pregnancy size or shape and you might want to wait before you consider a mommy makeover.

You may also consider this makeover if you have a sagging tummy or have stretch marks from the pregnancy.  If you are unable to get rid of fat from the abdomen or thighs after your pregnancy through exercise and diet you may also consider a mommy makeover.

The Benefits

Before you commit to having this procedure you need to know what the benefits are.  The first is that your bust will appear more youthful and return to the condition before the pregnancy.  You will also be able to achieve a flat tummy which may be hard for some women after pregnancy.  Your overall appearance will also become more youthful as stretch marks and fat are removed.

The Drawbacks

While there are a number of benefits to the procedure you also need to know about the drawbacks.  The first is that should you have breast augmentation with implants they will need to be monitored and possibly replaced in future.  You should also be aware that any results you have from the procedure will be lost if you fall pregnant again.  If you are considering more children then this might not be the right option for you.

As much of the procedure helps to rid the body of fat from the pregnancy, if you gain weight you will compromise the results.  This could mean that you pay for the procedure, but are only able to feel the benefits for a limited time.

Talk To A Doctor Before Committing

Before you commit to a mommy makeover you will need to consult a doctor.  The doctor will be able to determine if you are a good candidate for the procedure or if there would be any negative effects.  Surgery is not something that everyone is able to have for medical reasons which your doctor will be able to determine.