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What Does a Mommy Makeover Consist Of?

Being pregnant and caring for a newborn child are life-changing experiences. While you probably fell in love with your baby at first sight, you may not adore the changes pregnancy and breastfeeding have caused to your body. Many women seek a mommy makeover to help restore their self-esteem and make them feel sexier and more feminine.

What Is a Mommy Makeover?

Instead of being a one-size-fits-all surgery with the same set of steps for every patient, a mommy makeover is a tailor-made combination of complementary techniques designed to help reverse many of the less desirable changes you’ve noticed in your body due to aging or undergoing one or more pregnancies.

Since no two women are alike, your mommy makeover will be a highly personalized experience. For example, some procedures you might want to add to your Northern Virginia mommy makeover include:

Am I a Good Candidate for a Mommy Makeover?

A mommy makeover is an excellent way to regain your more youthful and feminine contours after experiencing the physical stresses of pregnancy and nursing. If you are in excellent overall health, are no longer breastfeeding a baby, and are not planning to have any more children, you are probably well-qualified to consider a mommy makeover.

During your consultation, Dr. Eric Desman will help you decide which options are best for you, based on your goals and what you are hoping to achieve. Come prepared to answer questions about your medical history, including any prescription or over-the-counter medications or supplements you take.

By solving the most common post-pregnancy problem areas simultaneously, a mommy makeover can help restore your figure and your self-esteem all at once. Despite its nickname, a mommy makeover is not exclusively for mothers, either! You may be an ideal candidate for combining surgeries like a tummy tuck and a breast lift or augmentation if your body has undergone changes due to weight fluctuations and aging.

Treat Yourself to a Mommy Makeover at the Virginia Center for Plastic Surgery

Motherhood brings many challenges, including physical changes. Though working out and eating a balanced diet can go a long way toward helping you lose your baby weight, many women find these steps alone aren’t enough to help their bodies bounce back from growing and nurturing a baby. That’s why mommy makeovers have skyrocketed in popularity over the past several years.

While becoming a mother and being responsible for a growing child will undoubtedly cause you to reevaluate your priorities, don’t forget to make time for yourself. At the Virginia Center for Plastic Surgery, Dr. Desman often recommends combining surgeries for busy moms who only wish to undergo one recovery period. If you live in Washington, D.C., Maryland, or Northern Virginia, reach out to us today to learn more about mommy makeover surgery and schedule your private, no-obligation consultation.