If you wish you could trade your post-baby body in for a new one, we can help. At Galanis Plastic Surgery in Beverly Hills, CA, we offer the mommy makeover, a procedure that will help restore your confidence and redefine your body so that you can feel better about yourself and your appearance.
You love your baby and wouldn’t trade the experience of pregnancy and childbirth for the world. However, your post-baby body is another story. Pregnancy can alter the appearance of your body to the point that you don’t recognize yourself anymore. This procedure can help you feel like yourself again, but even better.
What Is a Mommy Makeover?
A mommy makeover is a customizable procedure that helps you redefine your body. Pregnancy can result in excess skin, pockets of stubborn fat, skin laxity, and changes in the appearance of your breast. You don’t have to wallow in misery if you haven’t felt like yourself after giving birth. This procedure can transform your body, make you feel better about how you look in swimsuits and everyday clothing, and help you be the best version of yourself.
How you feel about your reflection in the mirror affects more than just your confidence. It can impact your emotional and mental health, so if you’ve been considering this procedure but feel like it’s just vanity, think again. A mommy makeover is an investment in yourself and your family. When you feel good about how you look, you’ll be able to be a better mother, a better spouse, and a better friend.
What Does It Include?
This procedure is completely customizable, but it typically includes a tummy tuck, liposuction in different areas of the body, and a breast augmentation with a breast lift. It’s designed to help address excess fat, skin laxity, and breasts that have taken on a less than aesthetically pleasing appearance.
How Does It Work?
This process begins with a consultation which is one of the most important steps in the process because it helps us determine that you are a candidate for this procedure. To do this, we will take several factors into account. First, we will confirm that you are in good health. Second, we will learn more about your goals and determine whether this procedure can help you reach them.
When we confirm that you are a good treatment candidate, we will begin designing your procedure. Not every mommy makeover looks the same. Different women have different goals, and while two women may choose to get a breast augmentation, their results will look different based on their aesthetic goals.
Customizing Your Procedure
A tummy tuck is one of the core procedures included in this makeover. Most women who choose this procedure want to address excess skin and fat in their abdominal area. This procedure can also be customized to your needs. Some women opt for a full tummy tuck, while others only need a mini tummy tuck to meet their aesthetic goals.
Choosing a Tummy Tuck
A full tummy tuck involves restructuring the abdominal muscles, removing excess skin, tissue, and fat from the area, and then tightening the remaining skin. A mini tummy tuck addresses the area below the belly button, the lower abdomen, to remove any excess skin and fat and pulls the rest of the area tight.
Liposuction is used during this procedure to eliminate those pockets of stubborn fat in the abdomen that can make you feel as though you still look pregnant, even when you’re not. This part of the procedure will give you those abs that may even rival your pre-baby body.
Breast augmentation is another procedure included within this makeover that helps improve the breast’s shape, size, and proportions. With pregnancy comes many changes in the size, shape, and overall appearance of the breasts, and when you add in nursing, it can make matters even worse. However, we can restore your breasts with an augmentation.
This part of the procedure is also completely customizable, and we will help determine which type and size of implant can help you meet your goals. We will take several factors into account to help you design the perfect breasts. If you’ve always wanted breast augmentation, adding it to this procedure is the perfect way to make your dreams come true while also perfecting other areas of your body.
Adding a Breast Lift
A breast lift is a procedure that lifts the breasts higher on the chest wall to address skin laxity that can result from nursing, aging, and gravity. A breast lift can be performed as a standalone procedure but is often added to breast augmentation. Breast augmentation doesn’t change the position of the breasts, and a breast lift will not increase the size or change the shape of your breasts.
However, when you combine the two, you can achieve some amazing results. We can determine whether you will benefit from adding a breast lift to your procedure during a consultation.
Liposuction is used during a tummy tuck, but we can also use it to help address additional areas of the body. Stubborn fat doesn’t discriminate, and it shows up anywhere and everywhere. If your stubborn fat is limited to your abdomen, we will address it during a tummy tuck. If you have additional pockets of stubborn fat, be sure to inform us of each you would like to address during your consultation so we can treat those areas during your procedure.
During the procedure, an incision will be made in the treatment area, and then tumescent fluid will be inserted to help remove the fat cells. A device will suction the fat cells gently from the body, and once they are removed, they won’t come back. You’ll be permanently rid of that stubborn fat forever.
Once you undergo this procedure, expect drastic, body-transforming results. You’ll have a tighter and toned midsection, stronger abdominal muscles, significantly less fat, and tighter skin. You’ll have improved breasts that are lifted and youthful, and you’ll have an increased sense of confidence in your appearance.
The Benefits of Choosing a Mommy Makeover
Being a mother doesn’t mean you have to resign yourself to looking and feeling frumpy unattractive. You can look and feel your best, and when you do, you’ll have more to give to those around you. This procedure is an investment in yourself. It’s one of the ultimate acts of self-care that can help you become the best version of yourself.
Your Clothes Will Fit Better
Some women don’t have the time to exercise after pregnancy, and therefore, it can be difficult to fit into those clothes pre-pregnancy clothes. However, this procedure will save you money because you won’t have to buy an entirely new wardrobe.
You can fit into your pre-baby jeans again and may even go down a size. This procedure can help make your clothes look and fit better and give you the confidence to wear clothes that you may have thought were reserved for your 20-year-old self.
You’ll Have a New Sense of Motivation
If you have felt embarrassed about your appearance after pregnancy to the point that it has kept you from working out at the gym, this procedure can give you new motivation to help kickstart your fitness routine. You’ll feel better about putting on workout clothes and may even have the motivation to join a gym, begin a consistent exercise routine, and initiate a healthier lifestyle.
Schedule Your Consultation Today
If you’ve been waiting for the right time to schedule this procedure, the time is now. It’s the perfect time to invest in yourself because the sooner you do, the better you’ll feel about your body, and you’ll be able to use your new sense of confidence to be a better friend, spouse, and mother. Contact us today at Galanis Plastic Surgery in Beverly Hills, CA, to schedule your initial consultation to determine if the mommy makeover is right for you.