For most women, their body post pregnancy does not look (or feel) like the body they had before. Breast can sag and loose their fullness. The expanding abdomen can stretch skin and even split the abdominal walls, leaving behind a permanent protruding belly and excess hanging skin. Weight fluctuations can cause fatty deposits on the thighs, flanks and buttocks.
What’s the solution? A mommy makeover! Let the doctors of Aesthetic Surgery of Delaware help you look and feel like yourself again.
A mommy makeover normally includes a combination of the following procedures: tummy tuck, breast lift, breast augmentation and liposuction.
The most obvious place a woman’s body changes during pregnancy is the abdomen. As the baby grows and the belly expands, the skin and the walls of the abdomen must stretch to accommodate this. After pregnancy, there can be stretch marks and excess skin and abdominal walls may not return to their original shape. I can perform tummy tuck surgery to restore the pre-pregnancy contours.
Post pregnancy breast tend to sag and loose their fullness. When the ducts are producing milk, the breasts grow in size to compensate for the expanding ducts. After you stop producing milk, the ducts shrink but the skin doesn’t always bounce back resulting in sagging. A breast lift can help correct this by lifting the breast to their pre-pregnancy location.
In breast lift surgery, I will remove excess fat and skin and reshape the breasts to restore a perkier position. This can be coupled with breast augmentation with implants to restore or enhance volume.
Most women gain some weight during pregnancy. As the pregnancy body changes, fat can distribute in new ways and into new areas. Liposuction performed on the abdomen, flanks, buttocks and/or thighs can reduce fatty deposits left behind by pregnancy weight gain.
A mommy’s schedule probably does not allow for downtime from surgery more than once. That’s why most women electing to have these procedures will have more than one performed at the same time. This way, there is only one operation, only one recovery period, and only one time away from the kids.