Woman doing her research about what included in a mommy makeover on her laptop while sitting on a couch.Carrying a child and going through childbirth can be a beautiful experience, but after all is said and done, many women long for their pre-pregnancy figure. Pregnancy and childbirth can contribute to sagging breasts, loose abdominal skin, stretch marks and stubborn fat deposits, making it difficult to bounce back after baby.

For this reason, mommy makeovers have grown in popularity. What’s included in a mommy makeover is based on each woman’s needs. Women can combine a variety of different medical procedures to achieve the look they desire. But is there a limit to the procedures you can have? Can too many procedures be an issue? Here are some things to consider when deciding how much is too much.

What’s Included in a Mommy Makeover

Mommy makeovers are not standard, and each makeover is a personalized combination of procedures designed to address your individual concerns. This can include surgical procedures such as tummy tucks and breast augmentation, to non-surgical procedures such as injectables and laser treatments. Other possible mommy makeover options include:

  • Breast lift
  • Liposuction
  • Feminine rejuvenation
  • Non-surgical fat reduction
  • Skin resurfacing
  • Skin tightening treatments

Health Plays a Major Role

Your overall health plays a major role in deciding how many procedures you can include at one time. You should be in good physical health, at or close to your ideal body weight and finished with breastfeeding before deciding on a mommy makeover.

Pre-existing medical conditions may make it unsafe for a traditional mommy makeover and your surgeon may suggest having procedures separated to reduce your risk of complications.

Current medical issues can limit the number of procedures you can safely have at one time. Having multiple procedures can increase the risk of complications, especially when you have pre-existing medical conditions.

Your cosmetic surgeon will go over your full medical history during your consultation before determining which procedures are possible and how many you can have at one time. In some cases, having your procedures performed in stages instead of all at once may be safer for you.

Choosing an Experienced Surgeon

When deciding on a mommy makeover, choosing your surgeon is probably the most important step. While many surgeons are qualified and experienced in the various procedures that make up a mommy makeover, doing them at the same time poses different challenges.

A cosmetic surgeon that specializes in mommy makeovers can help you decide on which procedures will get you to your goals safely.

If you’re considering a mommy makeover and want to know what procedures will help you look and feel your best, contact us online or call our office at (317) 773-6677 to schedule your one-on-one consultation with one of our board-certified cosmetic surgeons.

 

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