What Does a Mommy Makeover Consist Of?

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One of the best things about the mommy makeover is that your operation is customized to include the procedures that are best for you and your concerns. For many women, a mommy makeover involves breast enhancement, tummy tuck, and liposuction. However, you and your surgeon may develop a different surgical plan that better suits your needs.

This post is to help you understand what’s included in a typical mommy makeover, and what each procedure can do for you.

Tummy Tuck: Slim and Smooth Your Midsection

Pregnancy, major weight fluctuations, and aging can leave you with excess skin, stretch marks, and a pooch. Although a balanced diet and consistent workouts can make your body stronger and leaner, exercise is powerless against excess skin and diastasis recti (separated abdominal muscles). A tummy tuck (abdominoplasty) repairs the muscles and removes excess skin, leaving you with a slimmer waist, firmer belly, and smoother skin. You may also get a better-looking bellybutton or C-section scar.

Breast Enhancement: Enjoy Shapelier, Perkier Breasts

Breastfeeding and pregnancy can change the size, shape, and position of your breasts. Adding breast augmentation, a breast lift, or both to your mommy makeover can give you the rounder, perkier breasts you once had—or even better!

If you are a mom or woman with overly large breasts that make you feel uncomfortable,  breast reduction is also an option.

Liposuction: Sculpt Away Stubborn Fat

Pregnancy may have left you with stubborn fat deposits on areas such as the lower abdomen, flanks, upper arms, back, or thighs. Liposuction is a great option for contouring your body when diet and exercise just aren’t enough. Just remember, liposuction isn’t a weight loss procedure. You should be at a healthy, sustainable BMI before your mommy makeover.

Vaginal Rejuvenation: Feel Comfortable and Confident

Some women experience changes to their vulva or vagina as a result of pregnancy, and this can cause physical discomfort, self-consciousness, or insecurity. We offer labiaplasty to reshape elongated, stretched, or irregularly shaped inner vaginal lips (labia minora). We also offer ThermiVa® to firm and tighten both the inner and the outer vaginal tissues.

What’s the Recipe for Your Mommy Makeover?

Again, a mommy makeover is customized to you. As long as your surgeon agrees that it’s safe and beneficial, you may add or swap other surgical or nonsurgical procedures.

You can see some of our happy mommy makeover patients in this before-and-after gallery. If you’re ready to talk to us in person about your personal transformation, request a consultation or call us at (225) 399-0001 to schedule an appointment. 

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