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What is Involved in a Mommy Makeover? Jeffrey Schreiber, MD on 19 Sep 2018

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An Introduction To Mommy Makeovers


If you’ve never heard of a mommy makeover, it is an expression used to describe a wide range of plastic surgery procedures aimed at helping women regain their ideal physique after childbirth. As we all know very well, pregnancy and breastfeeding can take a heavy toll on a woman’s body. Pregnancy can dramatically change the way a woman’s belly looks, while breastfeeding can stretch a woman’s breasts and cause them to sag or look misshapen.


In the article below we’ll walk you through some of the most common plastic surgery procedures that are recommended for any woman that has experienced childbirth and breastfeeding.


What Procedures Are Involved in a Mommy Makeover


(1.) Circumferential Abdominoplasty – Commonly referred to as a body lift, this surgical procedure aims to dramatically improve the tone and shape of a woman’s waistline, abdomen, and belly area. The procedure usually involves removing excess fat, skin, and dimpled regions around the torso.


(2.) Breast Reduction – Frequently referred to as reduction mammaplasty, this surgical procedure removes excess skin and fat from breasts that are too large or have become disproportionate in relation to a woman’s body.


(3.) Tummy Tuck – This surgical procedure, also commonly referred to as abdominoplasty, aims to remove significant amounts of excess fat and skin around the belly area. The procedure also involves restoring weakened muscles that separated during pregnancy or childbirth.


(4.) Breast Augmentation – Also commonly referred to as augmentation mammoplasty, breast augmentation is the process of increasing the size or firmness of a breast through fat transfer or by inserting a breast implant.


(5.) Liposuction – Frequently referred to by the slang term, “Lipo”, this surgical procedure removes excess fat from undesirable areas of the body. These areas usually include the upper arms, back, abdomen, waistline, hips, buttocks, thighs, chest, calves, and other parts of the body.


(6.) Breast Lift – Referred by surgeons as mastopexy, this surgical procedure removes excess fat and skin from breast tissue in order to give them a more toned and firm appearance. Breast lifts can even reduce the size of the areola.

If you’re interested in receiving a Baltimore tummy tuck, mommy makeover in Baltimore, or a mommy makeover in Maryland, there are many professional and highly reputable cosmetic surgeons in the area. A Baltimore tummy tuck may even be covered by your health insurance, especially if your abdominal muscles were stretched during pregnancy or childbirth. Whether you need a mommy makeover in Baltimore or a mommy makeover in Maryland, there are plenty of options at your disposal to ensure that you promptly receive the cosmetic procedure that is right for you. For more information on mommy makeovers please contact Dr. Schreiber at The Baltimore Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery Center and schedule a consultation.

Jeffrey Schreiber, MD

Jeffrey Schreiber, MD

Dr. Schreiber is originally from St. Louis, Missouri. He earned both his B.A. in Biology and M.D. at the University of Missouri-Kansas City Medical School. Dr. Schreiber was also a member of the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society. He completed general surgery internship at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD followed by an integrated general surgery and plastic surgery residency at the Johns Hopkins Hospital/University of Maryland plastic surgery program. He received the Upjohn award for clinical research, and he has published numerous plastic surgery articles.
Jeffrey Schreiber, MD