Is a Mommy Makeover Right for You?

Deciding whether a mommy makeover is right for you is a personal decision that depends on your individual goals, preferences, health, and circumstances. A mommy makeover is a combination of surgical procedures typically aimed at addressing the physical changes that can occur in a woman’s body after pregnancy and childbirth. These procedures often include a combination of breast augmentation or lift, tummy tuck, liposuction, and sometimes other procedures like vaginal rejuvenation.

Is It Right for You?

Are there any physical changes that you’re unhappy with, such as sagging breasts, excess abdominal skin, or stubborn fat deposits that haven’t responded to diet and exercise? If you said yes to any of this, keep reading.

It’s important to have realistic expectations about what a mommy makeover can achieve. While these procedures can create significant improvements, they won’t necessarily restore your body to its exact pre-pregnancy state.

Before starting your procedure, it’s advisable to be in good overall health before undergoing any elective surgery. If you’re planning to lose more weight or have more children, it might be better to wait until after those events to pursue a mommy makeover.

What to Consider?


Recovery from a mommy makeover can take several weeks, during which you may need assistance with daily activities. Consider whether you have the time and support needed for proper recovery.


Mommy makeovers can be costly, as they often involve multiple procedures. It’s important to evaluate whether the cost is within your budget and whether the potential results justify the expense.

Psychological Readiness

Undergoing surgery can have psychological and emotional impacts. Ensure you are mentally prepared for the process, potential discomfort, and the changes that will follow. In some cases, non-surgical treatments or individual procedures might be more suitable for your goals. A surgeon can help you explore these alternatives as well.

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Ultimately the decision to undergo a mommy makeover should be based on careful consideration of your own desires, health status, and lifestyle. Contact the office of board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. George P. Chatson, located in Nashua, MA. If you want a consultation about a mommy makeover, schedule an appointment online or call today at 978-687-1151 or 603-882-2103.

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