Hernia and Tummy Tuck - South Africa

I am 28 year and have a 7 years son, daughter of 4...

i am 28 year and have a 7 years son, daughter of 4 and a nother daughter of two. i dont want to have anymore kids. but my tummy depress me, i dont have a problem with my body but the my issue is my tummy, i was big with my kids, the beggest was second daughter who weight 4.27 , and i did a c-section, but the didnt do a bikin cut, the did that cut from the start from the navel down to the pubic bone. my challenge is if i have that kind of cut, will it not affect me when i do the tummy tuck.i stay in south africa and am very worried, please advice. I am going to see a gp, who is going to ref me to the surgeon-i am not worried-payment wise, because i a have a medical aid that is going to pay for my hernia repair and i have to pay for the tummy tuck which i want to do the same daywhen i do the hernia repair- to avoid lot of cost.

Hello TT, can you please advice,i stay in South...

hello TT, can you please advice,i stay in South africa, and from september the weather is going to be extremely hot,especially the area that i stay, so is there anyone or a Dr who can advise if the season /weather does affect the recovery of the TT, please advise or there is cream that helps with that .

Hi Ladies, it with great pleasure to announce that...

hi Ladies, it with great pleasure to announce that my scheme has authorise my procedure, i am over the moon, thank you Lord, for the past fee day i felt like was negleting the side, but hey i enjoy readin your stories, but the before and the after pics, keeps me hope full. i have a terrible fever, and hope to feel better soon. i spoke to the lady from the clinic, she is going to check how their schedule is, and then they will give me a date for the procedure. i am a nervous wreck, especially if they give me a date and then toward the actually date, hey.........

i must say i love this family and hey thank you for giving us the pre-experience before the actually journey" cant wait"
My Drs name is Dr Saul Braun- it weird how i found this Docter, the lady who use to work for my gyne, works for him. what happen is while i was surfing the net and was busy reading the the tesmimonies of this Dr, i found her name, that when i knew it was her, because,what happen is, in 2007,while i was in the Bus, going to work, i saw this lady in the bus, you know how it is whne you know someone and you are not sure where you saw them. anyway, i went and sat down. well the next day got into the bus. Guess what, that lady is in the bus and the good news this time, next to her the sit is available. theni went i sat next to her, i didnt waste time. i asked if i knew her from somewhere but not sure, that when she tell me that she was working for the gyne, but now she is no longer working for the gyne, she is working for another Dr, @ Rosebank Clinic.
But tummy tucker, will keep you posted on the journey, you know it is very weird especially here is south africam you dont get lot of black doing the Mommy Make over, i am nervous,my mom.baby sister dont support this even my husband,but they say it is my choice at the end of the day, But cant wait :)

Hi Tummy Tuckers, i was looking forward to this...

hi Tummy Tuckers, i was looking forward to this journey, my medical aid had authorised my hernia repair, but something happend this week that is going to change my plans all together, my husband contact is finished,it came as a suprise, which mean i ll be the bread winner and pay for the bond as we
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Best of luck to you, when is your TT date ? I can not wait to see your after photos, your going to look awesome :)
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Thank you Anmarie, i will speak to her and maybe she might advise.
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have a look at Robyn in sunny SA (have a look on my page and you'll find her on there). She's from South Africa so I'm sure she can help you with your questions x
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Thanks for sharing your story here on RealSelf! I found some doctor answers for you about getting rid of a c-section scar with a tummy tuck. I hope it helps. Please let us know how your consultation goes with your gp and surgeon.

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