Waiting for Plastic Surgery after a Baby

Right after having a new baby, many moms are desperate to get their bodies back. Plastic surgery may sound appealing immediately postpartum, but it is important to take some time first. There is now hard and fast rule for timing, but it is not often recommended that you make your way to the operating room right after you leave Labor and Delivery.

Why You Should Wait for Plastic Surgery After Having a Baby

  • Your body needs time to heal after you’ve given birth. Most plastic surgeons will not perform a procedure for at least 6 months.
  • If you’ve just had a baby, your body hasn’t finished changing. You may not know exactly what you want to have done. Once you have lost some of the baby weight naturally, and have seen your new shape, you’ll be happier with plastic surgery results. This is because you can make a decision after seeing the body that’s likely to remain.
  • Plastic surgery can inhibit your ability to care for your child as certain procedures may require you to avoid heavy lifting. When you have a brand new baby, you need to have the ability to bond.

Getting Your Mommy Makeover

Plastic surgery can be a great option to help you get your body back after you’ve had a baby. But timing is essential for overall satisfaction! Contact us to learn about the mommy makeovers we offer. If you come in for a consultation, we can help you determine when it is the right time for your procedure.

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