Childbirth, pregnancy, and breastfeeding inevitably lead to numerous bodily changes. Some of the most common effects of pregnancy and breastfeeding include sagging skin tissues around the abdomen, sagging or deflated breasts, loss of breast volume, and weakened/ damaged muscles in the abdomen and other parts of the body. A mommy makeover is a collection of surgical procedures that reverse the effects of childbirth on the body, helping a mother reclaim her pre-pregnancy body. You can schedule a consultation with Dr. Lisiecki to explore your mommy makeover options.
About Mommy Makeover
What is a mommy makeover?
A mommy makeover is a highly personalized collection of surgical procedures that help women reclaim their pre-pregnancy bodies. The procedure involves using liposuction, lifting and tightening techniques, skin excisions, and other surgical techniques to make the body look firm, contoured, and taut. The primary goal of a mommy makeover is to improve the overall shape and proportions of the buttocks, breasts, thighs, abdomen, and hips. Some of the most common mommy makeover procedures include liposuction, tummy tuck, butt lifts, and breast augmentation and lifts.
Common procedures involved a mommy makeover
Liposuction is a surgical procedure that involves the physical extraction of excess fat cells from targeted regions of the body. The surgeon makes a small incision on the targeted area, such as the abdomen or flanks, and inserts a cannula to suction away unwanted fat deposits. This procedure helps you achieve a slimmer and more contoured body.
A tummy tuck, also known as an abdominoplasty, is a surgical procedure that helps you achieve a firm, contoured, and tight abdomen. The surgeon makes a strategic incision along the bikini line from hip bone to hip bone, trims away excess skin tissues, and tightens the underlying muscles, making the abdomen look firm, tight, and youthful.
Brazilian Butt Lift
A Brazilian butt lift is a fat grafting procedure that involves transferring excess fat cells from one part of the body to the buttocks. The surgeon uses liposuction to harvest excess fat cells from the donor site and inject them in and around the buttocks. This procedure makes the buttocks look fuller and more voluminous, reversing the post-childbirth loss of volume.
Breast augmentation involves using saline implants, silicone implants, or fat grafts from other parts of the body to make the breasts look fuller and more voluminous. This procedure is suitable for patients who have experienced a loss in breast volume after childbirth and breastfeeding. Breast augmentation enhances your breast size and volume.
A breast lift is a surgical procedure that elevates the breasts, making them look firm, tight, and perky. After childbirth, it’s perfectly normal for the breasts to start sagging or drooping downwards, which can cause self-consciousness. A breast lift restores the breasts to a youthful position — it can be combined with a breast augmentation.
Candidates for a mommy makeover:
- Want to reverse the effects of pregnancy, childbirth, and breastfeeding on their bodies
- Want to reclaim their pre-pregnancy bodies
- Want to achieve a firm, tight, contoured, and youthful body
- Are done having children — future pregnancies may reverse the results
- Have generally good physical and mental health
- Have realistic expectations from the mommy makeover procedure
- Are nonsmokers or willing to stop smoking before the mommy makeover procedure
Dr. Lisiecki’s personalized mommy makeover technique
A mommy makeover is an extremely personalized body contouring procedure. Dr. Lisiecki will curate a personalized treatment plan based on your unique goals, anatomical considerations, and lifestyle. The specific details of the procedure depend on your specific goals, such as tightening the abdomen, reducing excess fat cells, enhancing the breasts, etc.
The surgeon may perform liposuction to remove excess fat cells from targeted areas of the body. He may also trim away excess skin tissues and repair damaged muscles to make different body parts look tighter and more youthful. The procedure lasts for 3-6 hours, depending on the complexity of the procedures.
Recovery after a mommy makeover surgery
The recovery process after a mommy makeover depends on the specific surgeries involved. You may have to wear compression garments on different parts of the body, and you will also experience post-treatment swelling, bruising, and discomfort. Most patients need to take one or two weeks off work and avoid strenuous workouts for four to six weeks. However, the specific details of the recovery process will depend on your unique treatment plan.
Schedule a consultation with Dr. Lisiecki
Dr. Jeffrey Lisiecki is an aesthetic plastic surgeon specializing in mommy makeovers in New York. He has specialized training in breast lifts and augmentations, lifting and tightening techniques, liposuction, and numerous other surgical techniques commonly used during a mommy makeover. Most importantly, Dr. Lisiecki understands that a mommy makeover is a highly personalized procedure — he curates the ideal treatment plan based on his patient’s unique goals and concerns. Please schedule a consultation to explore your mommy makeover options in New York.