All through the 9 months of pregnancy, a woman’s body, especially the abdominal muscles, skin, and tissues stretches to accommodate the growing baby safely. After the baby arrives, there are common lingering body changes and issues faced by women who have been through pregnancy and the breastfeeding process. The mommy makeover is one of the most popular combination plastic surgery procedures that is designed to specifically address these issues. The mommy makeover has since become mainstream as a result of its popularity with Hollywood elites. 

A mommy makeover is a term or catchphrase that is used to refer to a set of personalized body contouring surgical procedures aimed at restoring or improving a woman’s physical appearance or body changes that are unwanted after childbearing.

A mommy makeover is ideal for restoring a mommy to her post-baby body look. This article is going to discuss what the mommy makeover entails, the considered options, and important things you need to know.

Despite the breast and abdomen being the primary areas of changes associated with motherhood, a mommy makeover centers around the breast and abdomen procedure. As we all know, the breasts enlarge during pregnancy and breastfeeding and the abdomen stretches to accommodate the baby but as time goes by these can lead to a noticeable reduction in the volume of breast size and sagging. The body in most cases does not bounce back to the previous shape.

A mommy makeover may also entail Breast Augmentation, Circumferential Abdominoplasty, Liposuction.Breast Lift, Breast Reduction, Tummy Tuck, 

The purpose of Breast implants is to restore fullness & lost volume to the breast, while the breast lift is to help life the sagging skin to make an improved shape. The utilization of the Keller Funnel touch-free method by surgeons to reduce the chances of infection & capsular contracture has made breast augmentation safer & more effective than ever. However, if the breasts are uncomfortably and disproportionately larger a breast reduction surgery is recommended. This surgery reduces the breasts to a smaller, much more ideal size and appearance. When not still satisfied and there is a need for further improvements of the figure there are other commonly added techniques such as circumferential abdominoplasty and liposuction. Women can also include thigh lifts, arm lifts, Brazilian butt lifts in their mommy makeovers.

The mommy makeover can be done in one single operation or may be spread out over several surgical sessions for safety reasons based on the recommendations of the surgeon and the set of procedures.
There are a few important things you should know about the mommy makeover so that you can plan properly. The mommy makeover will be done as outpatient surgery, this allows you to recover at home. Your recovery might take up to two weeks depending on your surgery during which your body will be sore, swollen, and bruised. You will be tender and tired for days which means you will need help around the house. You will also not be able to drive until some of your pain medications have been stopped. Vigorous exercises including carrying a baby should be avoided for up to six weeks after surgery. If you are a smoker, you will have to quit before your mommy makeover and throughout your recovery so that your wounds can heal properly and complications can be reduced. The swelling can last from up to six months to a year until which you won’t be able to fully access your results. After all these, you have a newfound confidence in your body and you can maintain a long-lasting effect of the mommy makeover by eating healthy and exercising regularly.