Dr. Murat POLAT’s

Mommy Makeover

Have you ever looked in the mirror and wished you could regain your pre-baby body? If so, you are not alone. For many women, the changes that come with childbirth can affect both their physical appearance and confidence. This is where a Mommy Makeover comes in.

Mommy Makeover

What is Mommy Makeover?

A Mommy Makeover is a term used to describe a combination of cosmetic procedures that help women restore their pre-pregnancy figures. It typically involves a tummy tuck, breast augmentation, and liposuction.

The elements of a Mommy Makeover

Tummy Tuck (Abdominoplasty)

One of the core elements of a Mommy Makeover is a tummy tuck or abdominoplasty. This procedure removes excess skin and fat from the abdominal area and tightens the muscles.

A tummy tuck can dramatically improve the appearance of the abdomen by creating a flatter and firmer profile. It can also remove stretch marks and reduce the appearance of a C-section scar.

The elements of a Mommy Makeover

Breast Augmentation

Breast augmentation is often included to enhance the size and shape of the breasts, which may have changed due to pregnancy or breastfeeding.

There are various options for breast augmentation, including implants and fat transfer. The choice between these options can depend on personal preference, body type, and the desired outcome.

The elements of a Mommy Makeover


Liposuction is another common component of a Mommy Makeover, used to remove stubborn fat deposits.

With liposuction, small incisions are made, and a cannula is used to break up and suction out fat. There are different techniques used in liposuction, including tumescent liposuction and ultrasound-assisted liposuction.

Customizing Your Mommy Makeover

Consulting with a Surgeon

Every woman’s body and goals are unique, which is why it’s essential to customize the Mommy Makeover.

The first step in customizing your Mommy Makeover is to consult with a board-certified plastic surgeon. They can help you understand the options and what might be best for your goals and body type.

After consulting with your surgeon, you will work together to create a personalized plan that addresses your specific concerns and goals.

Preparing for the Procedure

Lifestyle Changes and Medical Preparation

Before the procedure, you may need to make lifestyle changes such as quitting smoking and avoiding certain medications that can affect surgery outcomes.

Your surgeon will guide you through medical preparations which may include lab tests and adjusting medications.

Immediate Recovery & Long-Term Care

Recovering from a Mommy Makeover

Recovery from a Mommy Makeover is an intensive process. Immediately after the surgery, you will need rest and help with daily activities.

As the weeks go by, you’ll need to follow your surgeon’s instructions for care, including wearing compression garments and avoiding strenuous activity.


A Mommy Makeover can be a life-changing procedure that helps many women regain confidence in their bodies after childbirth. However, it is a significant decision that requires careful planning and consideration. Make sure to consult a board-certified plastic surgeon to explore your options and make an informed choice.

Frequently Asked Questions


  • How long does it take to recover from a Mommy Makeover?
  • Can I have more children after a Mommy Makeover?
  • Is a Mommy Makeover only for moms?
  • How do I know if I am a good candidate for a Mommy Makeover?
How long does it take to recover from a Mommy Makeover?

It varies for individuals, but usually, it takes 6-8 weeks for the majority of the healing.

Can I have more children after a Mommy Makeover?

Yes, but it’s advisable to wait until you’re done having children as pregnancy can alter the results.

Is a Mommy Makeover only for moms?

No, it’s a term used for a combination of procedures often sought by moms, but anyone can have these procedures.

How do I know if I am a good candidate for a Mommy Makeover?

A good candidate is usually someone in good health, at a stable weight, and has realistic expectations. Consulting a surgeon is the best way to determine eligibility.

Do you have any further questions?

Contact Us

Dr. Murat POLAT’s medical consultant will gladly inform you in detail.

    This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

    Dr. Murat Polat Logo White

    Copyright by Op.Dr Murat Polat. All rights reserved.