Mommy Makeover

Mommy Makeover In Faridabad

During pregnancy and nursing, the entire body goes in for a toss. Women notice many changes in their bodies after childbirth. Not all may be lucky enough to get back to their pre-pregnancy state by themselves.

While motherhood is an experience cherished for a lifetime, the aesthetic concerns childbirth leaves behind could be quite bothersome. The areas of the body heavily impacted by childbirth may experience the following changes:

  • Loose hanging lower abdomen with stretch marks and a distorted umbilicus
  • Areas of unwanted fat deposits
  • Sagging br-easts
  • Loose/ lax arms or thighs
  • Changes in the face due to weight gain or loss
  • Lax or stretched genitalia

All the moms have a few or most of these. Moms who are not happy with the way they look, feel underconfident, feel not ready to plunge back to work, and distressed over not fitting in their favorite pre-pregnancy costumes can opt for the mommy makeover.

Ideal Candidates for Mommy Makeover

  • Completed their family and no further pregnancy planned
  • In good medical health with controlled comorbid illness
  • Reached their ideal weight by exercise and diet
  • Have realistic expectations

Mommy makeover includes a set of procedures, usually done in a single stage which helps women improve their appearance and restore their pre-pregnancy body shape.

Popular surgical procedures performed for Mommy Makeover

One can choose from the following bunch of procedures depending on the individual needs and aspirations:

  1. BR-EAST SURGERY: Br-east Lift/ Augmentation /Reduction.
  2. BODY CONTOURING PROCEDURES: Liposuction, Tummy Tuck, Brachioplasty or Arm Lift, Thigh Lift.
  3. FACIAL REJUVENATION: Buccal Fat Removal, Neck Liposuction
  4. GENITAL REJUVENATION – Vaginal Tightening, Labiaplasty

Why is it beneficial to combine multiple procedures?

Depending on the way pregnancy has changed a woman’s body procedures are done in various combinations to achieve the desired results. The advantage of combining various procedures in a single stage is that it avoids multiple hospitalizations, multiple anesthesias, one-time recovery from all surgeries, cost-effective, bringing in all the desired results allowing busy moms to get back to normal in one go. Mommy makeover enhances and revitalizes the body to make one feel young and desirable again.

For those who are still in doubt whether a mommy makeover is suitable for them or if they need further information, one-on-one consultation with Dr. Kiranmayi Atla, a board-certified plastic surgeon with vast experience in such procedures, is highly recommended.

What happens during a Mommy Makeover consultation?

During the consultation, the goals women aim to achieve and their concerns are learned. Being a female surgeon patients find the discussions comfortable and get easily associated with her. Their medical conditions, addictions, allergies, and medications are noted. All the affected areas are examined and the procedures required are recommended. The treatment course, recovery, risks, and results expected are discussed in detail.

Preparation for Mommy Makeover

  • The patient needs to undergo a few lab tests to assess their fitness for the procedure.
  • Smoking and medications that increase the risk of bleeding should be stopped before surgery.

The procedure of Mommy Makeover

Mommy makeover surgery is performed under general anesthesia. It is comfortable and safe for the patient and allows turning them around during surgery to enable access to their body circumferentially. All planned procedures are performed in sequence. They will have bandages overall incision sites over which pressure dressings or compression garments are given. They need to stay in the hospital for a day or two post-surgery during which intravenous medications would be administered. They are discharged with post-procedure oral medications, instructions list, and follow-up schedule.

Post-op care instructions

It is helpful to have assistance for the first week as multiple incision sites and pressure dressings and drains cause discomfort. Recovery from mommy makeover takes 2-4 weeks. A desk job can be resumed at 2-3 weeks.

Results of a Mommy Makeover

The final results of the mommy makeover become apparent after 6-8 months when all the swelling and scars settle down. The transformed mom experiences a great boost in self-confidence which is worth the trade-off. Dr. Kiranmayi Atla has helped many women achieve their body goals and made them ready to face the challenges of life again.

FAQs about Mommy Makeover

Q.1 Can I get pregnant after a mommy makeover?

Ans. Yes, one can get pregnant after a mommy makeover, but pregnancy will undo the results of most of the surgeries. That’s the only reason why it is suggested to undergo a mommy makeover once the family is complete.

Q.2 How much does a mommy makeover cost?

And. The cost of a mommy makeover in Faridabad at the Beauty & The Cut depends upon the procedures required to be done. It includes the preoperative investigations, surgeon’s fee, anesthetist’s fee, consumables used during the surgery including the implants if any, hospitalization charges, and the compression garments. On direct consultation with the doctor, a customized estimate will be provided based on all the above factors.

Q.3 Is combining many procedures in a single stage safe?

Ans. Yes, it is safe to combine the procedures and offers many advantages in terms of costs and recovery time. However, one may choose to get a mommy makeover in two or more stages, if that feels more convenient.

Q.4 What to expect during the recovery of multiple procedures of a mommy makeover?

Ans. During recovery from a mommy makeover, the patient will have bandages and pressure dressings at the treated sites of the body. Supporting /pressure garments are suggested to be worn that make the patient feel comfortable. Pain of the incisions is managed with regular painkillers, which may be required for a week. Assistance at home is recommended at least for a week. Drains if used are removed in 3-5 days. If the stitches need to be removed, it is done after a week. Light activities can be started in a week’s time. Strict adherence to the post-operative instructions makes the recovery period smooth with better outcomes.

Q.5 When can one return to work after mommy makeover surgery?

Ans. One can return to their office job at 2-3 weeks which varies a bit on an individual’s recovery. Jobs requiring strenuous activity and travel are better postponed for a period of 3-4 weeks to allow reasonable recovery.

Q.6 When can normal activity and exercise be resumed after surgery?

Ans. Light activity following mommy makeover surgery can begin at 2 weeks which is gradually escalated as per the patient’s comfort. Vigorous workouts at the gym should be resumed not earlier than 3-4 months.

Q.7 How many visits to the hospital are required post mommy makeover surgery?

Ans. At least 2-3 visits are required following mommy makeover surgery to assess the progress and look for the complications if any.

Q.8 What are the possible complications of mommy makeover surgery?

Ans. Risks of surgery include bleeding, wound infection, wound dehiscence, blood or fluid collections, contour irregularities, unsightly scars, altered nipple sensations, prolonged pain, or paraesthesia which can occur locally in the operated areas. Rare systemic complications include deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, fat embolism apart from the risks associated with anesthesia. The risks are minimized by choosing a board-certified Plastic surgeon well trained in these procedures and a well-equipped facility to perform the operation. Informed consent will be taken before surgery after explaining all the risks.

Q.9 When will the results of a mommy makeover appear?

Ans. The final results of the mommy makeover appear after several months when the swellings disappear, the scars fade and the implants settle down.

Q. 10 Will I have visible scars after a mommy makeover?

Ans. Scars of various procedures done during a mommy makeover are placed in a way that they are not visible under regular costumes. Scar of tummy tuck is below the panty line, multiple of those used for liposuction are of 3-5mm placed in the skin creases. Scars of the br-east area are in the inframammary crease or the lower segment of the br-east and only a small portion of it is visible. All scars improve with time and become faint, but do not completely disappear.