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Mommy Makeover

MOMMY MAKEOVER “Mommy Makeover" describes a cosmetic procedure(s) for women who want to restore or improve their bodies post-pregnancy. Typically, the procedure combines a tummy tuck, breast augmentation and liposuction. TOP PROBLEM AREAS FOR MOMS The hips become The skin of the wider to allow the abdomen stretches passage of a baby through the birth canal Excess fat in the lateral waist/flanks region and upper leg are common STATISTICS American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASPS) the "Mommy Makeover" procedure, has become the most sought after post pregnancy procedure, developing 5 times faster than any other cosmetic procedure among women. Since 2010 In 2013 cosmetic procedures 13.8 million 1 5% procedures! The ASPS also reports a rise in plastic surgery among women of childbearing age, showing that more than 325,000 mommy makeover procedures were performed nationally on women ages 20 to 39 ($] 62% of moms say they would consider undergoing a procedure if cost were not an issue. According to 2010 statistics of ASPS. Breast Augmentation ranked 1st and Tummy Tuck ranked fourth among the top 5 plastic surgery procedures. The average weight gain during pregnancy is about 30 pounds. 30lbs WHEN DID “MOMMY MAKEOVERS" BECOME POPULAR? Over the past decade, the concept of the mommy makeover has become enormously popular for women after pregnancy. More women became aware that they could get their pre-pregnancy bodies back for a better self-image. Medical technology and techniques have advanced over the years, which is a big reason why mommy makeover procedures are so common today. Celebrities in magazine articles have also helped create a trend that has popularized mommy makeovers. WHY DO WOMEN WANT A MOMMY MAKEOVER? A Want their pre-pregnancy bodies back A No time to exercise or strictly diet A Combined cosmetic surgeries decreases surgical expense and recovery time PREPARING FOR YOUR MOMMY MAKEOVER A Are you done having children? You should not consider a Mommy Makeover unless you are done having children. This is because the vertical muscles in the abdomen can re-separate. Are you at a stable weight? Before having plastic surgery. make sure you are at a stable weight. Lose all your baby weight with diet and exercise before the combined procedures. Are you finished breastfeeding? Before having breast surgery. wait until you are finished breast feeding. The risk of infection increases because of the enlarged ducts and increased blood vessel activity of the breast during nursing. WHAT CONSISTS OF A MOMMY MAKEOVER? TYPES OF TUMMY TUCK PROCEDURES Complete Abdominoplasty – Complete Abdominoplasty is ideal for candidates who want to lose skin from midsection of the tummy Partial Abdominoplasty – The "mini tummy tuck" removes excess skin and fat from lower abdomen or the portion below the navel. Extended Abdominoplasty - When there is a greater amount of loose skin on abdomen and hips, this type of tummy tuck and liposuction is also performed. TYPES OF BREAST AUGMENTATION PROCEDURES Breast Augmentation is commonly done either through fat transfers or using silicone or saline breast implants. The cost of breast augmentation depends on the type of breast implants one opts for. TYPES OF BREAST IMPLANTS Silicone - Gel Implants - Not only do these silicone implants give a natural feel to the breats but they have superimposed layers that prevent leakage of fluid. Saline Implants - These implants are filled with saline solution and have the property that even if the contents leak out, the contents are metabolized naturally by the body. LIPOSUCTION Americans spent nearly $1 billion on lipoplasty alone in 2011 AGE 35-50 46.9% of the total, with 152,507 liposuction procedures performed 46.9% AGE 19-34 29.5% 29.5% of the total, with 96,099 liposuction procedures performed AGE 51-64 19.0% 19.0% of the total, with 61,895 lipOsuction procedures performed 3.5% AGE 65 YEARS/OLDER 3.5% of the total. with 11,316 liposuction procedures performed 87.2% of the total of lipOsuction procedures performed were on women, making lipo the 2nd most popular procedure amongst women alone. SOURCES • Dr. EC. (2008, Mar 19) Health talk Considering a mommy makeover. Maryland Gazette. Retrieved from http://search • http//arplasticsurgerynet/uncategorized/mommy-makeover-procedure-rising-in-popularity/ • The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) • mommy-makeover-procedures/ • http:/health pr-8com/plastic-surgeries/popular-mommy-makeover-procedures-tummy-tuck-and-breast- augmentation-together-in-one-go html • Dr. EC (2008. Mar 19) Health talk Considering a mommy makeover. Maryland Gazette. Retrieved from http://search • mommy-makeover-procedures/ • • augmentation-together-in-one-gohtml • NOVA PLAST IC SURGERY IT'S STILL YOU, ONLY BETTER

Mommy Makeover

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A growing number of women are undergoing ” mommy makeovers” –plastic surgery procedures that restore or improve their post pregnancy bodies. The goal of the combined procedures is to bring back ...


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