There’s a common expression currently being floated out there in the world of plastic surgery referred to as a Mommy Makeover.  When I first heard this expression I thought it was similar to a makeover in the regular sense of the word (regular sense of the word for me means fashion, haircut, etc…).  So my thoughts were, “great this must be a makeover for moms who want to look better.”  I guess I was on the right track because it does actually mean that but that thought alone is a real understatement from the true sense of the expression.  Please read on to learn more about the real meaning of the term Mommy Makeover.

Mommy Makeover – The Perfect Solution For Those Moms That Want To Overhaul Their Appearance

A Mommy makeover in the world of plastic surgery actually refers to the combination of a few surgical procedures all in one go to get your pre-pregnancy body back.  Typically the procedures combined are;

  • Breast augmentation
  • Tummy tuck
  • Breast lift (optional)
  • Liposuction (optional)

So primarily people are referring to some sort of breast surgery combined with a tummy tuck when they use the term mommy makeover.  The other two I listed (breast lift or mastopexy and liposuction) can be combined to enhance the overall outcome but are not the norm for mommy makeover’s I believe.

What Type of Surgeon Performs Mommy Makeover’s ?

Plastic surgeons are the most qualified to perform mommy makeover surgery and more specifically you should only be considering board certified plastic surgeons with clean records.  When you consider a specific surgeon you’ll want to make sure that you like their portfolio of work or otherwise referred to as before and after photo’s.  The before and after’s are typically posted on their website and when you visit for an in person consultation they should have photo books to present to you for examination.

Now, you’ll definitely want to see a category of before and after photo’s specifically for mommy makeover but depending on the particular surgeon they may have the individual photos labeled by the individual surgery (ie…  breast aug, tummy tuck) rather than combined mommy makeover classification.