Dr. Joseph M. Perlman Advanced Plastic Surgery Centre


A variety of cosmetic surgeries can effectively address specific concerns you may have about your body. In some instances, these procedures can be combined to create what is commonly referred to as a “mommy makeover.”

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Reclaim Your Pre-Pregnancy Body with a Complete Mommy Makeover!

Becoming a mother is a beautiful and rewarding experience that often involves prioritizing the needs of your children above your own. However, as your children grow older, you may find it essential to focus on fulfilling some personal priorities, such as reclaiming your pre-baby body. It is entirely natural and accepted for pregnancy and childbirth to cause body changes, including enlarged and stretched breast tissue, excess abdominal fat, and loose skin. While diet and exercise can help improve certain aspects of post-baby bodies, there are areas that may not fully return to their pre-pregnancy state, no matter how hard one tries.

While some women are content with their new bodies, many may feel frustrated and unhappy about their post-pregnancy appearance. Poor self-esteem, low confidence, anxiety, and even depression can result from dissatisfaction with one’s physical appearance after childbirth. Research has shown that post-natal depression is more common in women who feel disappointed with their post-baby bodies.

However, living with the effects of pregnancy on the body does not have to be a permanent situation. There are several cosmetic surgeries available that can address specific concerns about your body. In many cases, these procedures can be combined into what is known as a “mommy makeover,” allowing you to target multiple areas of concern and achieve your desired aesthetic goals effectively.

What Is A Mommy Makeover?

A mommy makeover refers to a collection of cosmetic surgeries that are frequently requested after childbirth. The specific procedures included in the makeover are tailored to meet individual needs. By consolidating these surgeries into a single planned procedure, patients can experience a comprehensive transformation of their appearance during one appointment. This approach is especially advantageous for busy moms since they only have to undergo one, albeit more intensive, recovery period.

Breast Lifting Mommy Procedures

During pregnancy and postpartum, the breasts undergo significant changes, expanding to facilitate milk production and often experiencing weight gain. After breastfeeding ends, they typically shrink back, leading to potential issues like excess skin and loss of volume, resulting in a sagging appearance that can negatively impact confidence and self-esteem.

To address these concerns, breast lift surgery can be performed, elevating the breasts to a higher position on the chest wall. This procedure provides a fuller, perkier, and more youthful appearance. Some women, who have experienced a considerable loss of breast volume, choose to combine the breast lift with augmentation surgery. In augmentation, either saline or silicone implants are utilized to increase the physical volume of the breasts, making them larger and more proportionate to the individual’s desired outcome.

Abdominoplasty Mommy Makeover

A tummy tuck, also known as an abdominoplasty, targets the area of the body most affected by pregnancy – the abdomen. The extent of abdominal enlargement during pregnancy varies among expectant mothers, but one common result is significant stretching of the skin to accommodate the growing baby. While post-pregnancy weight may be lost relatively quickly through diet and exercise, the sagging skin and stretch marks might persist despite efforts to address them.

During an abdominoplasty, the surgeon separates the skin from the underlying muscles to tighten them. The skin is then pulled taut over the abdomen and secured in place. In certain cases, the belly button may need to be repositioned. Following the procedure, the abdomen appears flatter, smoother, and more toned than before, providing a significant improvement in appearance.

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Liposuction is a highly effective procedure for targeting stubborn areas of fat that remain resistant to toning efforts, regardless of exercise or diet. The process involves injecting a saline solution into the targeted fat to facilitate its breakup, followed by suctioning it out using a long, thin tube connected to a vacuum. Liposuction can be applied to various body areas, including the hips, thighs, flanks, abdomen, buttocks, upper arms, and even the chin.

For those seeking to restore their pre-baby shape through cosmetic procedures, a mommy makeover offers the advantage of combining popular surgeries into a single operation. This comprehensive approach allows patients to address multiple concerns and achieve their desired results with just one procedure. If you wish to learn more about the mommy makeover or discuss your specific body concerns with our knowledgeable and experienced team, please don’t hesitate to contact our offices. We are here to assist you.

Mommy Makeover is The Answer

Dr. Perlman’s expertise in Mommy Makeovers surpasses the results achievable through diet and exercise alone. It is completely normal to feel unmotivated and frustrated when traditional methods do not yield the desired outcome. These feelings might even lead to a sense of undesirability or self-consciousness about appearance. However, there is hope for a positive transformation, thanks to Dr. Perlman’s skills and the Mommy Makeover procedure. You don’t have to remain dissatisfied; there are options available to help you achieve the look you desire.

Request Your Consultation Today with Dr. Perlman

If you have identified the treatment you are interested in or need personalized advice, we encourage you to visit our clinic to discuss your cosmetic goals further. If you are ready to begin the process, you can initiate the consultation with Dr. Perlman by submitting the form below. We look forward to assisting you on your journey to achieving your desired appearance.