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Abdominoplasty (commonly known as a tummy tuck) removes excess skin and fat around the stomach while tightening the abdominal wall. The surgery is frequently performed after pregnancy or weight loss, when the skin has become stretched or saggy. A new belly button may need to be surgically created by umbilicoplasty. Other procedures such as liposuction or breast augmentation are often performed at the same time. This is commonly referred to as a mommy makeoverLEARN MORE

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39 year old mom of 3...set of twins 5'3" 179lbs - San Antonio, TX

Hi everyone!! I have been wanting to do this for years!!! Just never thought I would have the money to do it. I had my first son when I was 15 and my lower belly got stretch marks and a saddle bag. I handled it...but then at 21 my twins came and so did my gallbladder troubles. I had my first... READ MORE

37 Yr Old Mother of 3 Ages 7,13,19 in Need of Tummy Tuck with Lipo. Miami, FL

Ive have finally made my choice n thanks to all you on here. I've always thought of doing just thought it was a dream that I would never go Thur with it but yes I've book my procedure. With Stephaine Stover Miami Florida image cosmetic surgery clinic. I hope everything goes good scared but... READ MORE

Tummy Tuck 9/5/17

Hello! My friends call me LF. I am new to RealSelf, however have been considering a tummy tuck for quite some time now and heard that this was the best resource for anything plastic surgery related! I am a mother of an 11 year. My body changed drastically after giving birth. I had a breast... READ MORE

44 Years

I'm scheduled for a Tummy Tuck with muscle repair in 4 days! My stomach looks pretty flat in clothes but underneath it's a mess. After two pregnancies during which I gained 60 and 50lbs respectively, plus being 35lbs heavier for about 10 years (before kids), my skin couldn't recover. Getting... READ MORE

40 Year Old Mom: Hernia and Muscle Repair/tummy Tuck

I am a 40-year-old mother of two children who works-out 6 days a week alternating between cardio and weight training. I have a clean diet and live a healthy lifestyle. Despite all of this I could not get rid of my belly. Actually, it would never go away without surgery. I had an umbilical hernia... READ MORE

After YEARS of Wishing; It's Finally my Turn! 39 Yo, 150 Lb, 5'5" Mom Getting TT with Lipo of Flanks

Oh my gosh. Can't believe I'm sitting down to do my own review. Seems like I have been living vicariously thru y'all, watching you transform so beautifully, for the last 5 years. I've read and re-read so many reviews; it's now my turn to give back. My belly story is like most here: the... READ MORE

39 year old mother of three much needed tummy tuck and lipo of flanks

My surgery was April 7 2017 at Dr. Divino plastic surgery my doctor was awesome I had a wonderful experience I love my outcome I would recommend him to tons of people. My surgery went wonderful I had no complications except for the swelling which is normal after a tummy tuck I'm still in the... READ MORE

29 4 Big Babies, Huge Weight Gain and X Section and Appendix Scar

I have wanted a tummy tuck for 13 years ! I cannot remember having a normal stomach after having my first child so young ! And now my time has come ! After my last child 10 months ago my tummy was worse than ever ! She was delivered by c section 2 weeks early at 9lb 10oz I'm 5ft 1 currently... READ MORE

49 year young mom of 3, all c-sections is finally getting a tummy tuck with lipo!!

Having read a lot of other people's experiences, Im a bit nervous about the drains, pain and the not standing up straight, but feel I'm in good hands and will prepare as much as possible. I'm hoping to have a smooth, flat tummy (that I've never really had before) and feel that I am in good,... READ MORE

Verdeza Doll in the Making

Hello fellow dolls, ish is getting real! I have exactly 29 days before I transition to the flat side! I am so excited but nervous at the same time. I will be flying to Miami next week to get my blood work and EKG done I pray that I'm cleared so I can proceed with surgery on 15th of next month.... READ MORE

Mom of two, done having kids and 117lbs weight loss; ready to rid myself of this flap!!!

I have worked out and eaten right and yet my lower abdomen just gets worse the smaller I get. Scheduled Sept 12/17 for a full TT, abdominal repair and lipo. I have had my pre-op appt, got the time off work, and the money ready to go. I will also be getting married about 4 months post-op and... READ MORE

33 years old, 2 kids-tummy tuck with additional lipo :)

I gained a lot of weight with my first born, and my second born was almost 10 pounds. I'm so excited, but so nervous to finally be getting a tummy tuck! I've wanted to do this for years, but something always came up and (as us moms often do) everyone else's needs came first. I've lost and... READ MORE

Trying to Feel Better About Me. Richmond, VA

Have PS consult Tuesday. Nervous. Can't sleep. Worried he might say no. I am 5'5". 230 pounds. I had breast reduction in 2014. Went through that with flying colors. if any one else is my weight please tell me if you were able to get this surgery. Is there a weight limit? I am getting rashes and... READ MORE

44yrs Old 135pds 2 Daughters Age 26 and 17 I Have Wanted a Tt for 20 Yrs

I'm hoping to get rid of almost all of my stretchmarks and not have my belly constantly hanging over my jeans ..I have worked so hard at trying to have a flat stomach and nothing has worked ! I run pretty much everyday with some workouts .my oldest daughter weighed 9pds 14 ounces .which done a... READ MORE

Can't wait to be on the flat side! 48 yr old sick of this blobby tummy

I am a mother of two wonderful healthy teenage boys 15 &17) I love them dearly :) I live in Ireland and am planning to travel to Lithuania for my tummy tuck with lipo in September 2017 I've decided this is the year I do something about it for once and for all, nothing shifts the flab no... READ MORE

Tummy Tuck and Hernia Repair

Two weeks to go and feeling nervous. Thanks to all those that have written reviews it is so helpful. I have my binders ready and have also been shopping for compression garments with shoulder straps that people have recommended. I'm using the same Dr as for my BL BA he I fantastic. I'm not... READ MORE

27 Years Old with One Child Getting a Tummy Tuck

I'm 27 years old and I have a five year old. I gained SO MUCH weight during my pregnancy, but I lost all of the pregnancy weight, plus some, in the year after having my daughter. Since then my weight has fluctuated quite a bit (a low of about 102lbs to my now high of 130lbs). While I really... READ MORE

I was gonna do bbl but opted for fleur de lis tummy tuck with Lipo plus adding fat to hips- Atlanta, GA

I have always been self-conscious about my butt. I do not know how I stumbled upon this site a year ago, but ever since, I have been addicted. One thing I don't like though is that a lot of the women that are in my weight range will post before pics but you never see the after shots. I promise... READ MORE

42 Y/o, 2 Kids, Ready for the Flat Side - Columbus, GA

I've never had a flat stomach and I swear to God I've ben wearing girlies since I was 13. I've gone and lost 200 pounds in the last 12 years. I'm at the point in my life where I'm okay with the rest of my body. I JUST WANT THIS MASSIVE STOMACH GONE! I want to be more than the girl with the... READ MORE

TT & BBL 43 y/o Soooo ready!

I'm back again. Had lipo 360 a year ago. Like my results, but I'm ready to get rid of this left over baby gut once and for all. I decided to get the BBL at the same time, cuz I'm tired of having zero junk in my trunk. I'm looking forward to this journey! Please comment with any suggestions and... READ MORE

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