For many mothers, it can be a struggle after having children to get your body back. A healthy diet and regular exercise can help, but, in some cases, can’t remove all the challenges a mom’s body faces after pregnancy. A mommy makeover might just be the solution. A mommy makeover is a combination of cosmetic treatments from breast augmentation to a tummy tuck, that helps a mom look tighter, slimmer, and younger while boosting her self-confidence.
Well-renown board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Jaime Schwartz gives hope to women in Beverly Hills with this unique combination of cosmetic procedures to help moms get back to looking their best. Here is some helpful information from Dr. Schwartz on the top 5 areas that Beverly Hills area moms typically consider for a mommy makeover and how these cosmetic procedures can help.
Why a mom considers a mommy makeover
It’s a fact that pregnancy can exhaust a woman’s body in certain places. Breasts can expand with weight gain but then appear deflated and flat once the weight is lost. Excess or loose skin that didn’t exist prior to pregnancy may be a factor now in the abdominal area. Weight gain from pregnancy may have settled in places like the back or hips. Areas that have changed due to pregnancy and just won’t bounce back with diet and exercise can be restored with a mommy makeover.
Listen to your Doctor's recommendation
Moms in the Beverly Hills area are faced with the challenge of getting their bodies back after pregnancy. It is wonderful being a mom but dealing with body issues like loose, abdominal skin or sagging breasts can weigh on a woman -- physically and emotionally. Every woman’s body changes in different ways due to pregnancy. The beauty of a mommy makeover is that it can be customized to give each individual mom what she needs from a cosmetic standpoint. Working closely with a qualified, experienced, and board-certified plastic surgeon like Dr. Schwartz will help determine what needs to be done to transform and makeover a mom so she can feel better about how she looks.
Top 5 target areas for a mommy makeover
A mommy makeover can give women in Beverly Hills excellent results in a variety of different target areas. Typically, a mommy makeover involves a combination of 2 or more cosmetic procedures. Here are the most common target areas moms generally consider:
A woman’s breasts are heavily affected by pregnancy. Weight fluctuations, hormones, and breastfeeding all take their toll on how the breast structure will look after having children. Women can experience a change in shape, loss of volume, and in some circumstances, be left with even larger breasts than before pregnancy. The most popular breast augmentation combo is a breast lift to tighten and lift the breasts along with the addition of implants, which will improve the overall shape and size of the breasts. Women left with larger breasts after having children may consider having a breast lift with a reduction, leaving their natural breasts smaller but perkier.
Obviously, a woman’s stomach is a primary target area to dramatically change with pregnancy. Women can be left with loose, sagging skin and even excess pockets of fatty tissue in the stomach area that won’t go away with diet and exercise. A tummy tuck procedure, or abdominoplasty, can remove sagging skin and reshape the abdominal area while liposuction removes any unwanted fat deposits. Women are left with a tighter, more contoured and slimmer midsection.
The lower back or flank area is also a common target problem for moms. Fluctuating weight during pregnancy can cause fat to settle leaving “love handles” on the backside just below the ribs. This is another challenging area for moms to lose weight from even with diet and exercise. Attention to this area as part of a mommy makeover usually involves liposuction. Liposuction is typically included as part of a mommy makeover. It aids in removing any excess fat and further contours a woman’s body to eliminate the appearance of love handles when needed.
Hips and thighs
Liposuction is also commonly used on the hip and thigh areas with a mommy makeover. Again, fluctuating weight during pregnancy plays a role in these areas which are left with unwanted fatty deposits. The appearance of “saddlebags” or excess fat on the hip area can be challenging for a mom to get rid of. Liposuction can reshape and contour the hips and thighs in order to give a mom a slimmer, more contoured appearance.
The face may not seem like a typical target area for a mommy makeover, but pregnancy can also change the way a woman’s skin looks. Hormones and a lack of sleep can leave a mom’s skin looking flat or dull. For some, the appearance of fine lines may have begun to show. Noninvasive treatments like BOTOX, microdermabrasion facials, or dermal fillers can rejuvenate a woman’s skin, giving moms a new, youthful appearance. A fresh new look can do wonders for a sleep-deprived mom without the need to consider surgery and the downtime typically associated with it.
A mommy makeover conducted by an experienced, board-certified plastic surgeon who has a keen eye and surgical talent can give any mom the help they need. Dr. Jaime Schwartz has helped countless moms in Beverly Hills love their bodies once again thanks to a mommy makeover. His creative vision and surgical experience allow him to help moms decide on what combination of procedures they require so they can love what they see in the mirror once more. If you are considering a mommy makeover, we invite you to call or schedule a consultation with Dr. Schwartz today.