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Are You Ready for a Mommy Makeover?

Having children is a rewarding but tiring job. Not only will it make you mentally and physically exhausted on some days – but it will take a toll on your looks, as well. A Mommy Makeover is the perfect rejuvenation to make you look and feel better again.

What is a Mommy Makeover? The goal is to restore the shape and appearance of a woman’s body after she has had children.

There are many areas of the body that can be addressed when looking to make physical improvements after childbirth. Some of these include:

  • Breasts
  • Abdomen
  • Waist
  • Buttocks

Many techniques may also be used to perform a Mommy Makeover. These will be up to you and your doctor, and will depend on: the desired amount of restoration, placement of the incisions, and the type of implant that may be used.

When you go for you appointment be prepared to discuss:

  • Your surgical goals
  • Any medical conditions you may have
  • Previous surgeries
  • Any medications you may be taking such as vitamins and herbal supplements

Your cosmetic surgeon will do a full examination and talk with you about your goals. The surgeon will also take photographs and discuss with you the likely outcomes of Mommy Makeover surgery including any risks or potential complications.

Be prepared to ask your surgeon questions that you may have. Make a list of questions before your initial visit. It is very important that you understand all aspects of your Mommy Makeover.

It is also perfectly normal to feel some anxiety and excitement at the prospect of your makeover. Don’t be shy about talking with your surgeon about any of these issues.

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