Childbirth is hailed as a miracle and it is nothing short of that. So is child bearing. It is a miracle that a child grew inside of you and you bore it for nine months. And it cannot be stressed enough on how that takes a toll on your body. Pregnancy may be a miracle, but it is a lot for your body to overcome. Your breasts, tummy, leg, buttocks, all are affected by this huge transformation in your body. You may have opted for a healthy diet, keeping up with the exercises that may help you to be in shape, but all becomes futile as the change is inevitable. So there are ways to bring your body back to your pre-pregnancy days, mommy makeover is one such popular procedure.
Mommy Makeover & Its Goals
Mommy makeover is the latest rage in cosmetic surgery. It is surgical procedure designed specifically to cater a woman’s post-pregnancy body. It is a combination of a number of plastic surgeries like,
A tummy tuck
Enhancing the breasts, by lifting and augmenting
Removing fat using liposuction
The goal of a mommy makeover is pretty simple, to restore the ideal pre-pregnancy body of a woman after the nine months of child bearing. The post-pregnancy changes include sagging breasts, loose skin around the tummy and abdomen, shapeless buttocks, etc. Mommy makeover addresses exactly these issues. It is a single stage procedure that helps the patient to save time and recovery duration. There are a number of techniques for mommy makeover, and the factors based on which the patient should choose the technique are:
What is the amount of restoration?
Where will the incisions be placed?
What types of implants will be used for the makeover?
Various Procedures of Mommy Makeover
A mommy makeover comprises of a number of procedures. They may include,
Typically post-pregnancy, the breasts tends to sag or deflate as hormones decreases in the body due to continuous breastfeeding. Breast augmentation or breast enhancement allows implants to restore the plump structure of the breasts and or reposition the sagging breasts to restore shape and form.
Due the fat that accumulates during the pregnancy, your butt may start to look deformed and sagged. This results in flatness of the butts which are unable to regain its form even after a strict exercise regimen. It is in this case that your plastic surgeon will recommend you for a butt lift to give your buttocks a fuller and tight look.
Liposuction or fat removal
The fat stored in the body can be ridden with the help of liposuction. Liposuction removes fat with the help of some form of suction. Fat is generally removed using a cannula, which is a thin hollow tube that is inserted below the skin to manually remove and lose fat. The cannula is used to suck out the fat along with specialized vacuum-powered equipment.
This is a surgical procedure that involves the removal of excess skin from around the abdomen. depending on the amount of laxity and wrinkling, the surgeon shall decide on the procedure like Serdev lift, mini tummy tuck or a full abdominoplasty with or without hernia repair. This is an invasive surgical procedure and needs recovery time.