Maternity is for many women one of the most awaited phases of their lives. Bringing a new human being to the world is a beautiful and empowering thing. The life of any woman changes completely after the arrival of a baby. It floods with joy, dreams and also responsibilities. However, it is true that pregnancy and nursing can change a woman’s body greatly, and affect her self-esteem. Constant complaints from women who have had children, in regards to their bodies are weight gain, loss of fullness and sagging of the breasts, excess of skin, and fat and the separation of the abdominal muscles.
The Mommy Makeover is a technique that encompasses several surgical procedures to attend to these needs and help women regain their previous body. In just one intervention, it gathers a tummy tuck, liposuction, breast augmentation and breast lift. Thus, the most common complaints of women after pregnancy and nursing are attended to. With the tummy tuck, the abdominal wall muscles that separate in the midline during pregnancy, are repaired and tightened. Also, the excess of fat and skin in the stomach are removed. On the other hand, the breast augmentation and the breast lift treat the loss of volume and the sagging of the breasts. Finally, liposuction focuses in those areas of the body where despite efforts made with diet and exercise, fat pockets can still be found. In regards to the appropriate moment to undergo a Mommy Makeover, it is necessary to let a woman’s body heal completely after pregnancy and childbirth. Some recommend to do it between 6 months and 1 year after the birth.