How Soon After My Baby Should I Wait to Have a Mommy Makeover?

How Soon After My Baby Should I Wait to Have a Mommy Makeover?

You’ve just had a new baby and are thrilled by the new addition to your family – but you’re not exactly happy about the new additions to your waistline and breasts.

Sure, you know that your body changes during pregnancy.  Plus, you wouldn’t give up your baby for the world.  But you can’t help but be disappointed at the changes that seem to have made a permanent mark on your body.  From pregnancy to breastfeeding, your body isn’t what it used to be…

And you want to get it back!

That’s why you’re interested in undergoing a Mommy Makeover procedure at South Coast Plastic Surgery in Irvine, California!

This Orange County plastic surgery center is renowned for providing both new and seasoned mothers with the procedures they need to feel confident about their appearance again.  The Mommy Makeover treatments can include a tummy tuck, breast augmentation/breast lift, and even liposuction.  The Mommy Makeover procedure can address the following issues that come from pregnancy and motherhood:

  • Stretched abdominal muscles
  • Loose skin that hangs over the stomach
  • Stretch marks
  • Love handles
  • Loss of breast shape
  • Loss of breast volume

Due to the fact that these procedures are major surgeries, it’s important for new mothers to understand when they can undergo the Mommy Makeover treatment, and what they can expect in terms of post-op recovery.

In general, both Dr. Kyle Song and Dr. David Dorfman recommend that new mothers wait until they’re done with breastfeeding before undergoing a Mommy Makeover.  New mothers should also ensure that they’re done having children, as another pregnancy could potentially undo the work (particularly in the case of tummy tucks).

Additionally, mothers should have a good support system back at home for post-op recovery.  Patients will be unable to lift anything for the first couple of weeks; additionally, it’s recommended that moms spend much of the first week of recovery sleeping in a recliner chair.  That means if you’re interested in undergoing a Mommy Makeover, make sure you have the support system you need back at home.

To learn more about if you’re a good candidate for the Mommy Makeover procedure, schedule a consultation with Dr. Song or Dr. Dorfman at South Coast Plastic Surgery in Irvine, California today.  South Coast Plastic Surgery serves the greater Orange County area.

By | 2016-08-16T10:49:38+00:00 August 10th, 2016|
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