After pregnancy and breastfeeding, loss of elasticity and stretch marks-birth marks especially in the abdomen and breasts might occur on the skin. A loss of volume and vitality occurs in the breasts, which might look like deflated balloon. Because of the separation of the muscles in the abdominal region, as a result of a false or true hernia can cause a more convex and loose appearance. This surgery might include more than one surgery which are to be breast lifting, abdominoplasty and liposuction depending on your body.
WHEN IS THE BEST TIME FOR POSTPARTUM AESTHETICS?
While there is deformation in the body after birth, regeneration also starts simultaneously. For example, your hair starts to fall out in the first 4 months after birth and new hair starts to grow. All these changes occur as a result of hormonal effects. Similarly, the same changes occur in the breast and abdomen. Immediately after birth, the abdominal region appears to be deformed and after 6 months it begins to recover slowly.
Therefore, the best time for postpartum mommy makeover aesthetics is around 3-6 months after quitting breastfeeding. In this period, we should not neglect the diet in the breastfeeding rush, because in fact, people can gain the most weight in this period with the fear of producing milk. It is also important to remember that you don’t need to consume more sugar and carbohydrates for milk production. Adequate water consumption, supplementing the vitamins that are lost during pregnancy, and the mother’s peace of mind as much as possible, and regular sleep conditions are enough to ensure milk production.
HOW IS THE HEALING PROCESS AFTER MOMMY MAKEOVER?
When there is a little one waiting for you at home, one of the most frequently asked questions by the patients is “when can I get better and take my baby in my arms?”. Although it may vary from person to person, our advice to the patients is that especially in the first 2 weeks, you will not carry more than 10 kg in a way that will put a load on your waist. Of course, you can hug your baby, but you should not pick it up and one of your relatives can support you about this. You can dress your baby and change the diaper, you can give it a bath, but you should not lift it from the bathtub. You should use the corsets you are recommended for about 4-6 weeks.
WHEN CAN I TAKE A SHOWER AFTER THE OPERATION?
It is possible to take a shower on the 3rd day after the operation. After taking a shower and relaxing, the swelling will heal much faster if you apply the creams you are recommended regularly.
HOW LONG DOES THE PAIN LASTS AFTER SURGERY? IS IT NECESSARY TO BEND OVER?
Thanks to the advances in the surgical techniques, the patients now wake up from surgery almost painlessly. During the surgery, the nerves are blocked by local anesthetic injections before the end of the surgery and your pain will be taken under control with the simple painkillers you are given after the operation. You will be able to have your meal and then plastic surgery nurses will get you to walking. The more active you are, the faster your recovery will be.
You are expected to walk in the puerperal position and avoid sudden movements for the first 3 days.
After taking your shower on the 3rd day, you can stand in a completely upright position and do your normal daily activities by yourself.
CAN I BE PREGNANT AGAIN AFTER MOMMY MAKEOVER SURGERY?
It is possible to get pregnant again after mommy makeover surgery, but it is generally recommended to have the surgery when you are not planning to have no more kids as some deformation might develop in each pregnancy. Depending on the age of the patient, if excessive deformation has occurred and this situation effects the patient’s psychology, it can be decided to undergo surgery between possible pregnancies as well.