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How to Get the Timing Just Right for Your Mommy Makeover

Posted on February 19, 2019

Yearly planner, pen, coffee and snacks on a table.When planning your mommy makeover, timing is key. Schedule it too early, and you could still be healing from childbirth. But you want to get your pre-baby body and confidence back as soon as you can. Here’s what you need to know about when you can get a mommy makeover.

  1. Finish Your Family and Talk to a Plastic Surgeon

    If you’re wondering when you can finally get your mommy makeover, there are several factors to consider. First, you have to be happy with the size of your family. Once you’ve finished having children, you can start to plan your mommy makeover. It’s never too soon to have a consultation with a plastic surgeon. Start doing your research and think about your end goal.

  2. Start Planning Your Procedure

    It’s recommended to wait at least six months after giving birth and at least three months after you’ve finished breastfeeding to schedule your mommy makeover. However, some women choose to wait longer. Talk through the details of your procedure with your plastic surgeon so you can determine the ideal timing for your mommy makeover.

    When you can get a mommy makeover depends on your goals and your family.

  3. Get Ready for Recovery

    Your mommy makeover recovery will depend on the procedures you choose to include. Some women like to wait until their children are a little older so they have a greater opportunity to rest during their recovery period. You could start to see your results take shape after 3 to 4 months, but final results may not fully develop for 6 months to a year.

Whether you’re planning for a big event or just looking forward to getting your pre-baby body back, you need to consider your safety and comfort to get your timing just right.


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