How long after having a baby should you wait until getting plastic surgery?
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Mommy make over
It might be tempting to have all surgeries done at one time , but it is too risky. In my 28 years of practice, I noticed that patients tend to over estimate their ability to recover quickly and safely from painful operation or lengthy operation. They end up in bed for long time, not moving or drinking fluids ( so they do not have to go to the bathroom ) and that can result in severe complications like blood clots, pneumonia , dehydration etc. Another important factor to consider is surgeon's fatigue in long surgeries that may result in sub optimal result.
Cosmetic surgery is purely elective and complication should be reduced to a minimum with resulting optimal outcome.
As far as timing, in my practice, I recommend to my patients to wait 3 month after the delivery for tummy tuck and 6 month for breasts surgery.
Always, consult with experienced board certified plastic surgeons who operate in accredited surgery center for your safety. Check the before and after pictures in the photo gallery, to make sure that they are numerous, consistent and attractive.
Best of luck,
When to Get a Mommy Makeover
It's suggested to wait at least 6 months after pregnancy to undergo a Mommy Makeover. Additionally, your weight should also be stable for at least 6 months.
#Combining these procedures decreases anesthetics, costs, and recovery time. Most importantly, your procedures should be performed by a #PlasticSurgeon who is board-certified and has a great deal of experience specializing in cosmetic #surgery. You will then greatly improve your chances of getting the result you desire, and, without the need for a revision surgery. It is suggested that you look at before and after photos of the surgeons actual patients, and read patient reviews. Gathering all of this information will help you make a well-informed decision.
All surgical procedures carry some degree of #risk. Always discuss your issues and concerns with the Plastic Surgeon during and following your consultation. Information that you read online may not apply to your personal situation.
It is imperative you select a plastic surgeon who is #board-certified and has a great deal of experience with the procedures included with a Mommy Makeover. . Aside from checking board-certification, it is suggested that you look at before and after photos of the surgeons actual patients, and read patient reviews. Gathering all of this information will help you make a well-informed decision.
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Wait time for mommy makeover after pregnancy
I suggest that you are minimum 3 months post-delivery, has stopped breast feeding for 3 months, has reached a stable goal weight, and be fully recovered after delivery. Once you reach your stable goal weight, please consult with a board-certified plastic surgeon. Best wishes.
Timing is key
Mommy makeover after having baby
Best of luck to you,
Timing of plastic surgery after childbirth
Planning a mommy make-over after babies
- As a general guide - if you don't breast feed, wait 6 months after the delivery.
- If you breast feed, it will be longer - generally wait at least 3 months after you stop breast feeding.
- Each surgeon has a different approach - don't be surprised if the advice you get from the surgeon you choose is a little different.
Hope you found this answer helpful. Best wishes
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