I would love a mommy makeover post baby. Any suggestions as far as how long I should wait to have surgery? (Photo)
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Postpone mommy makeover until six months after breast-feeding is complete.
How Long After Pregnancy for Surgeries
Surgeons may have different opinions regarding this, but I typically like to wait 6 months after giving birth to do surgeries. This should give your body adequate time to recover from the pregnancy, and lose the majority of the "baby-weight" to get back to a stable body shape. I hope this helps.
Dr. Dan Krochmal
MAE Plastic Surgery
I would love a mommy makeover post baby. Any suggestions as far as how long I should wait to have surgery?
Hello Dear, thank you so much for your questions and pictures.
The time that you should wait until mommy makeover is 6 to 8 months.
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Timing of mommy makeover
Thank you for your question and photo. Congratulations on the pregnancy. Typically, I would recommend waiting 3-6 months after breast feeding is complete. Since you do not plan to breast feed, you may be able to proceed sooner, but you do want to try and get back to your pre-baby shape and weight to get optimal results.
Timing for Mommy Makeover
The mommy makeover is a combination of procedures to bring a woman’s body back to the way she looked prior to pregnancy. Most commonly some variation of a #TummyTuck and #BreastSurgery are performed. Additional procedures can include liposuction, umbilical hernia repair. The most common #breastprocedures include #mastopexy or #breastlift, #breastaugmentation, #breastreduction.
Pregnancy along with aging result in weight fluctuations that can have a substantial impact on a woman’s body. It may cause loss of volume in areas such as breasts and buttocks and even affect the fat distribution in the face.
It causes fat to be deposited in other unwanted areas, like your hips or thighs. It stretches the abdominal wall skin and muscle tone. And you can actually approach each of those areas and rejuvenate them and in some cases make them better than before pregnancy. Its always best to be at your ideal stable weight after also making sure that breastfeeding is complete and you are at your most comfortable health. It is good to discuss proper timing with a local certified plastic surgeon in consultation to ensure that you will be prepared for the procedure.
How long after giving birth until a Mommy Makeover
If you had an uncomplicated delivery, you could consider a Mommy Makeover about 12 weeks following your deliver. Ideally you would be at your pre baby weight as well as relatively close to your ideal body weight in order to obtain the best results. You do need to consider that your activities will be restricted for several weeks following your surgery. Picking up a baby is going to be difficult as well as going up and down stairs. Plan to have some help so you can recover!
Mommy make-over - when to have it done
- Assuming this child is your last, you can have a mommy make-over 6 months after you deliver or 3-6 months after you stop breast feeding, whichever comes later.
- If you plan more children, you can have the BBL and breast surgery but the tummy tuck should not be done until you have finished having your family.
- Good for you for planning ahead!
Timing of Mommy Makeover post pregnancy
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