The Mommy Makeover is radically changing the lives of women and their families all across the globe. This revolutionary procedure has delivered renewed strength and confidence to millions. Now could be the time to usher in a new spark to your life. At Boulder Plastic Surgery in Boulder, CO, we proudly offer this makeover to our valued clientele.
What Is a Mommy Makeover?
A Mommy Makeover is a collection of surgical procedures that restore the female body after childbirth. Pregnancy is a time of significant change for a woman; her body grows and takes a new shape to accommodate the growing child. Exquisite beauty exists in the female form during pregnancy that, although different, is welcomed during this time.
After giving birth, however, many women struggle with their appearance. Birthing one or more children can alter the body in ways that create ongoing physical discomfort or impact a woman’s self-confidence and self-esteem.
This procedure addresses all the common concerns women have after bearing a child. We can restore and enhance your body to its pre-pregnancy form.
Which Procedures Are Part of a Mommy Makeover?
You are unique, and your post-pregnancy concerns may differ from those of other women. For this reason, we offer the most comprehensive choice of enhancements for you to choose from for your makeover.
During your consultation, we’ll discuss your body goals and find the best ways to achieve them. Below we explore the most common procedures women choose for their makeover.
If the size or shape of your breasts has changed after pregnancy, you may consider adding a breast augmentation procedure to your makeover. We use this saline or silicone implant technique to enlarge the breasts and create a more shapely bust. Some women choose to return to the breast size they had before pregnancy while others opt for larger cup sizes.
Sagging breasts, expanded areolas, and shifting nipples are among the many changes women experience after pregnancy and breastfeeding. A breast lift or mastopexy is a procedure we perform to recreate natural-looking and youthfully firm breasts.
We may tighten the skin to create a perkier appearance, reduce the size of areolas so they are proportionate to the breasts, or raise the nipples to create balance.
When you’ve lost the body-contouring you once had, liposuction can recreate your shape. Changes to the shape of your body after pregnancy often aren’t caused by extra body weight. If diet and exercise don’t make a difference, stubborn fat pockets could be to blame.
Liposuction, a process for eliminating these hard-to-lose fat deposits, sculpts the body back to ideal proportions. To achieve a renewed you, we may use this procedure for the:
- Arms (upper)
Lingering evidence of your baby bump may include loose skin, excess fat, or less tone in the abdomen. A tummy tuck or abdominoplasty is a procedure to remove extra skin and fat from the abdomen.
This technique can also restore weakened or separated muscles. The result is a slimmer, flatter, and more carved-looking midsection. This procedure pairs well with liposuction to create an elegantly refined abdominal contour.
Vaginal rejuvenation is an umbrella term for several procedures. Labiaplasty is one of the most requested vaginal rejuvenation procedures. This surgery addresses the size and appearance of the labia.
Having a child can stretch the labia and reduce overall elasticity, which may result in discomfort when wearing specific clothing and engaging in some activities.
The good news is that you don’t have to settle for anything less than your ideal. Whether your concerns are visual, physical, or both, we have a solution for you.
What Are the Benefits?
We’ve designed this specialized procedure to empower women. Motherhood is an achievement to celebrate, but sometimes a different body can feel like punishment.
Every woman has the right to feel beautiful and comfortable in the skin she’s in. If your post-pregnancy body has got you down, the benefits of a Mommy Makeover can help.
Reclaim Your Pre-Pregnancy Body
This procedure turns back time. Living with unwanted changes in the body doesn’t have to weigh heavy on your mind. We include all the most sought-after procedures in our makeover for mothers.
Don’t worry if you aren’t sure which options would help you most. The expert surgeons at Boulder Plastic Surgery have trained eyes to identify the techniques that best enhance your physique.
A Single Day Process
Opting for this makeover for mothers often means that you’ll receive all the procedures you want in one day. Instead of spreading out procedures (and recovery) over months or years, you can transform your body and life in one fell swoop.
Getting this makeover may reduce the pain you feel throughout the day. It’s challenging when clothing and experiences that never hurt you before are now causing you pain. By treating yourself to a makeover, you can add much-deserved comfort to your life.
As a mom, you probably put everyone else’s needs above your own, but pampering yourself sometimes is a necessary part of life. You work hard and deserve to feel your best.
Our makeover for mothers is an opportunity to regain your confidence and self-esteem. Your wellbeing and positivity impact those around you, including your children.
Everything you gain in this makeover can last a lifetime. You’ll enjoy gorgeously permanent results that restore your body to its youthful glory.
You get to choose which procedures to get. The variety of procedures offered with this makeover gives you more options for reaching your body goals. You can customize your experience to meet all of your needs.
How Long Does the Procedure Take?
The duration of this makeover depends on which procedures you’ve chosen. At your consultation, we can give you a more accurate estimate of how long your makeover will take. Makeovers last anywhere for two to six hours on average.
Where Will My Makeover Take Place?
Your makeover takes place in our centrally located, state-of-the-art facility near the Community Hospital in Boulder.
How Do I Prepare for a Mommy Makeover?
Preparing for your makeover is a vital step in the process. Taking a proactive role is the best way to ensure the most successful results. We encourage open communication.
Please feel free to contact us with any questions you have at any stage of the makeover process. Below we explore the general steps to take when planning your makeover.
Meet for a Consultation
A face-to-face meeting at our office is always the first step in this life-changing journey. We have to get to know you better before you receive any procedure.
During your complimentary consultation, we discuss your aesthetic goals and medical history. Please discuss any medical conditions you have with your doctor. Let your doctor know if any new medical condition presents itself after your consultation.
If you’re a smoker, we cannot perform the makeover until you’ve stopped for at least one month. Smoking can complicate surgery and compromise your body’s ability to heal after surgery.
This could lead to improperly healed scarring. Blood vessels and adequate oxygen flow to cells are impaired by smoking, which creates risks not worth taking. Smoking cessation must continue throughout your healing process.
At your consultation, please disclose all prescription and over-the-counter medications and supplements you take. Blood thinners come in many forms and must be avoided before surgery to prevent complications.
We’ll provide you with a list of approved medications to assist your surgery and recovery time and inform you of those not to take.
Follow Pre-Operative Instructions
We’ll give you detailed instructions to follow before your procedure. Adhering to these instructions creates more successful outcomes. We may ask you to avoid eating or drinking anything the night before your surgery. Please confirm whether you’ve done this with your surgeon at your appointment.
What Can I Expect After the Procedure?
At Boulder Plastic Surgery, we usually perform our makeover for mothers under light general anesthesia. Typically, we perform a makeover on an outpatient basis, which means you can return home after the procedure. Please arrange transportation to and from your appointment as driving yourself is not an option.
Will I Have Follow-Up Appointments?
Follow-up appointments are vital for ensuring the success of your makeover, and you can expect to have between three and eight follow-up appointments within the first three months.
We’ll schedule a post-operative visit three to five days after your surgery and another seven to ten days later. After the first three months, we’ll schedule you a yearly follow-up appointment.
What’s the Healing Process?
The healing process can vary depending on your body and the procedure you receive. Significant strides and improvements reveal themselves rather quickly.
First Two Weeks
We’d recommend clearing your schedule for two weeks after the procedure. Most patients feel ready to go back to work after 10 to 14 days. Two weeks gives you enough time to relax after surgery. Avoid strenuous exercise and lifting during the first few weeks to maximize your healing.
You’ll likely feel ready to resume many daily activities during the third week after your appointment. Low-impact exercise is approved from this point forward.
Week Four to Six
If you’ve received a vaginal rejuvenation procedure, your body may be ready to engage in sexual intercourse and wear tampons again. You may also slowly begin to work yourself up to exercising moderately during and after the sixth week.
Week Eight and Beyond
In the eighth week after your appointment, you can engage in any level of exercise. We’ll discuss all the perks of the eighth week and beyond with you at your consultation.
When Is the Right Time to Get a Mommy Makeover?
Is there ever a wrong time to take action toward your goals? You do everything possible to make sure your child feels taken care of and supported. Establishing goals and taking steps to meet and exceed them is one of the best lessons parents teach their children, and confidence is the key to success.
Many women wish they’d known about this option much sooner because it restores vitality and promotes feelings of wellbeing. Anytime could be the right time to get a Mommy Makeover.
If you are like millions of other women who want to get their pre-pregnancy body back, this procedure could help you. Not only will the restorative power of this makeover improve your life, but it will touch all the lives you touch along the way.
Meeting with one of our professional and friendly expert surgeons can help you decide the best course of action to take.
About Boulder Plastic Surgery
We embrace a philosophy of excellence to serve our patients best. Our method uses a combination of empathy, communication, science, and artistry to deliver unparalleled results. Our patients are our top priority.
Our friendly, caring, and highly trained staff support you every step of the way. The personal touch we offer at Boulder Plastic Surgery helps create a genuine rapport with our patients. Perfection is always our goal and professional motivation.
We encourage all of our patients to commit to total self-improvement to achieve physical ideals but also optimal health. We can help you with your skin, health, nutrition, and image to bring overall wellness and satisfaction to your life.
Meet Your Doctors
Our expert surgeons at Boulder Plastic Surgery are all highly trained and qualified. Each constantly maintains and renews his commitment to patients and the community at large.
Hans R. Kuisle, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Dr. Kuisle is a board-certified surgeon who has served the Boulder community and all its cosmetic and reconstructive surgery needs since 1984. He is a graduate of Northwestern University Medical School and completed an intensive five-year internship and a two-year residency in general surgery.
Dr. Kuisle is an active member of many esteemed medical associations, including the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. He regularly furthers his expertise in the field with education and collaboration with other nationally and internationally recognized experts.
Winfield Hartley, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Dr. Winfield Hartley was first introduced to plastic surgery by his well-established uncle, Dr. John Hartley, the former president of the Southeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons. His training began at fifteen, when he would observe his uncle’s operating room procedures.
Dr. Hatley earned his medical degree from Emory University and received surgical training from the prestigious University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. He is a board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon who regularly builds upon his knowledge base by attending conferences, seminars, and national meetings.
Justin B. Maxhimer, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Dr. Maxhimer is a double-board certified surgeon who received his training from Rush Medical College, the Johns Hopkins Hospital, the National Institutes of Health, and U.C.L.A. He has studied under some of the world’s leading experts and has firsthand training from the best surgeons in Beverly Hills.
Dr. Maxhimer is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. He has authored chapters in groundbreaking medical literature and spoken at many national and international surgical mission meetings.
Schedule Your Consultation
A Mommy Makeover has the power to restore and rejuvenate your body, mind, and spirit. Now could be the perfect time to transform your life for the better. What are you waiting for? Contact us today at Boulder Plastic Surgery in Boulder, CO, to schedule your free consultation.