Tummy Tuck After Pregnancy

Abdominoplasty is one way to get that tight belly back after one or many pregnancies. A tummy tuck after a Pregnancy is recommended when there's a visible and un-repairable difference in how the abdomen area looks.

Nearly 116,000 tummy tuck procedures were performed in the U.S. in 2011. Tummy tucks are the 6th most popular cosmetic surgery procedure.

It is recommended that you wait with getting pregnant again after a tummy tuck because the recovery time may stretch a bit. Recovery to feeling like your normal self varies from patient to patient.

If you start out in top physical condition with strong abdominal muscles, recovery from abdominoplasty will be faster. Some people return to work after one to two weeks. Other people take a number of weeks in order to recuperate fully.

It needs to be marked however that tummy tuck is a procedure that is generally associated with after a pregnancy. There's a certain degree of hassle that one has to go through if it turns out the belly muscles have loosened up due to pregnancy and the navel has shifted because of the stretch marks.

The burden is not only financial, but also psychological since you have to prepare yourself to deal with surgery after already giving birth.

Pregnancy After Tummy Tuck

Abdominoplasty is the medical term for what is commonly called a tummy tuck and it involves surgically removing excess skin and fat from the middle and lower part of the abdomen as well as tightening the abdominal muscles. The result is a flatter abdomen, and sometimes, a smaller waist, because the procedure corrects loose, sagging skin and excess fat. Any scars are usually located below the line of a swimsuit or underwear.

Getting a tummy tuck

Getting a tummy tuck is really beneficial in a number of ways. The procedure aims to help clients achieve a flatter tummy, and in some cases, a smaller waistline. Sagging skin and excess fat are effectively removed.

Women who are considering getting pregnant after having the tummy tuck done should be aware of the fact that occasionally the tightened muscles may become "undone" as the skin stretches. It is possible to have another tummy tuck if this happens and the benefits as well as the risks and precautions are exactly the same as the first time.

Additionally, as with any surgery, there are a number of risks associated with this type of procedure so make sure you're totally aware what you're getting into before you decide to going through another pregnancy.

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