Becoming a mother is a journey that brings tremendous joy and fulfillment. However, pregnancy, childbirth, and breastfeeding can cause lasting effects on a woman’s body. Many mothers deal with changes such as sagging breasts, stubborn fat, and stretched abdominal muscles. A mommy makeover corrects these concerns to restore your pre-baby confidence. 

What is a Mommy Makeover?

A mommy makeover is a body-restoring procedure that undoes the effects of pregnancy. It is a personalized combination of aesthetic procedures to address the physical changes that occur due to pregnancy, childbirth, and breastfeeding. This comprehensive approach targets various areas of concern, allowing mothers to regain their pre-pregnancy bodies and boost their self-esteem.

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What is Included in a Mommy Makeover?

A mommy makeover can include nearly any procedure to help you achieve your goals. These are the most common components of a mommy makeover. However, they can include many other options. 

Breast Enhancement: Breast improvements can involve breast augmentation to restore lost volume, breast lift to correct sagging, or a combination of both. These procedures rejuvenate the breasts’ shape and contour.

Tummy Tuck (Abdominoplasty): A tummy tuck addresses stretched abdominal muscles and excess skin, particularly in the midsection. It can result in a firmer, more toned abdomen.

Liposuction: Stubborn fat deposits that may have developed during pregnancy can be effectively targeted through liposuction, helping to contour areas like the hips, thighs, and abdomen. 

Non-Surgical Options: We offer many ways to achieve a more youthful shape and appearance, including non-invasive body sculpting, injectables like dermal fillers, and microneedling. 

What Should I Expect During a Mommy Makeover?

Your journey begins with a thorough consultation with a skilled plastic surgeon specializing in mommy makeovers. This consultation allows you to discuss your goals, concerns, and desires. The surgeon will develop a personalized treatment plan aligning with your needs.

During the actual procedures, you will be placed under the care of a skilled surgical team. Depending on the extent of the chosen procedures, the duration of the surgery may vary. Advanced techniques and anesthesia ensure your comfort and safety throughout the process.

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What is Recovery Like After a Mommy Makeover?

Recovery after a mommy makeover varies based on the procedures involved, but planning for rest and healing is crucial. Most people can return to work after two or three weeks. You will experience some discomfort and swelling, which can be managed with pain medication and following your surgeon’s post-operative instructions. Taking time off work and avoiding strenuous activities during the initial recovery phase is recommended. 

Am I a Candidate for a Mommy Makeover?

Not every woman seeking to regain her pre-pregnancy body is an ideal candidate for a mommy makeover. Candidates typically meet the following criteria:

  • Have completed their family planning and are not considering future pregnancies
  • Have no health problems that would make surgery unsafe
  • Have realistic expectations about the outcomes of the procedures
  • Have areas of concern that can be effectively addressed through cosmetic surgery

Dr. Morris–I just wanted to thank you for the great job you did on my surgery. It was exactly what I wanted and they actually look better than I thought they would…I am lucky someone recommended your name to me and I will do the same.

Take the Next Step

Interested in learning about mommy makeovers? Schedule your consultation with Longwood Plastic Surgery today by calling our Brookline office at (617) 383-6250. We serve the Brookline and Greater Boston area with distinction.