Mommy Makeover Surgery (Body Contouring and Rejuvenation After Pregnancy) – Westlake Village, CA

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About the Mommy Makeover

While pregnancy and childbirth is an amazing time for many women, it will change the tightness and shape of their body, which can usually not be restored naturally. However, you can get help with a mommy makeover at Ethan Baughman Plastic Surgery. Westlake Village, CA plastic and reconstructive surgeon Dr. Ethan Baughman regularly works with women who want to have their pre-pregnancy body back. Dr. Baughman will work with you to customize your mommy makeover plan so it addresses all your needs. This may include both skin tightening and fat reduction methods to reshape your breasts, stomach, buttocks, thighs, and any other areas affected by your pregnancy.

Ideal Candidates

Once your family is complete, it may be time to give yourself a little attention with a mommy makeover. Pregnancy, childbirth, and nursing can take a toll on your body, leaving you with loose skin, stubborn pockets of fat, and sagging breasts. You may have tried to improve your body with a healthy diet and exercise but with limited results. During your consultation, you should be open with Dr. Baughman about your concerns and goals so he can create your custom mommy makeover plan. Most often, a mommy makeover will include a tummy tuck, a breast lift, and liposuction.

Surgical Technique

A mommy makeover surgery is usually performed with general anesthesia, lasting 3 – 7 hours, depending on the complexity and treatment plan. Your mommy makeover will be tailored for your needs by plastic and reconstructive surgeon Dr. Baughman based on your concerns. During your consultation, Dr. Baughman will explain the details of your surgery, including where incisions will be placed and whether you will need to stay overnight for professional care.

What to Expect

When you are cleared to leave, you will need to be prepared to rest and recover at home with the post-operative instructions provided by Dr. Baughman. Moving around and walking straight will be difficult the first week so you should plan to have help with small children. The majority of women are able to return to a somewhat normal routine within several weeks after their mommy makeover. It may take several months for your body to fully heal so you can see your results, but most women are very pleased with the appearance of their body after a mommy makeover.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a mommy makeover cost?
Mommy makeover costs will vary, depending on which procedures are part of your surgical plan. During your consultation, Dr. Baughman will develop your treatment plan and then he will be able to discuss possible costs. A mommy makeover is about rejuvenating your body after having children so it is best to concentrate on getting amazing results rather than shopping for the cheapest surgeon. Ethan Baughman Plastic Surgery takes several payment methods, and we can give you information on finding low-interest financing to make your mommy makeover affordable.

How do I decide what to include in my mommy makeover?
During your consultation with Dr. Baughman, he will listen to your wants and needs before performing a physical examination. Following this, he can give you suggestions on what to include in your treatment plan. Often, women want breast surgery (an augmentation, lift, or both) together with a tummy tuck and liposuction.

Will I have scars?
Although a mommy makeover gives you a rejuvenated figure, it does leave surgical scars. Dr. Baughman performs all his surgeries with clean, small incisions. Most scars will be placed so they can be hidden with swimsuits and underwear. When reviewing your post-surgical care instructions, Dr. Baughman or a member of his team will give you tips on scar care so your sutures heal flat and eventually fade.

What if I get pregnant again?
Ideally, you should hold off on getting a mommy makeover until your family is complete so your results aren't compromised. All treated areas of your body are at risk for changing if you got pregnant again. Should you have another child after a mommy makeover, another surgery may be done to restore your results.

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Average Cost  
$12,500 - $24,000
Recovery Time  
2 – 4 Weeks
Average Procedure Time  
3.6 – 6.5 Hours
Procedure Recovery Location  
Inpatient
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Reclaim Your Figure

You've created life, and now it's time to reclaim your body. Pregnancy, childbirth, and breastfeeding can significantly change your body in ways that you may not be able to fix on your own; however, a mommy makeover at Ethan Baughman Plastic Surgery in Westlake Village, CA may help restore your body and confidence. Sagging breasts, excess skin, and other concerns can be corrected with a custom mommy makeover surgical plan by plastic and reconstructive surgeon Dr. Baughman.

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