What is a “mummy makeover”?

happy-mother-with-babyThe mummy makeover is not exclusively reserved for mothers, but it gained that name because of its popularity with women who have recently completed their families.

The operation itself is a combination procedure, comprising a breast augmentation and tummy tuck in one.

Why is this so popular among women with children?

There are many reasons for which the mummy makeover gained its name. Firstly, of course, the procedure presents a neat solution to two of the main aesthetic issues associated with motherhood:

1. Drooping breasts – pregnancy causes the breasts to swell, as they prepare to fill with milk for the baby. Once the baby is born, they may shrink back to their normal size, or if you choose to breastfeed, they may swell even further. Regardless of how you choose to feed your child, however, there is a good chance that this swelling and shrinking will stretch the skin on the breasts, and this may increase with each successive pregnancy.

2. Sagging skin on the stomach – again, the skin on the stomach stretches during pregnancy, and while some very fortunate women snap back into shape within a few weeks of childbirth, many mothers find their stomach is never as taut as it was pre childbirth. Again, this problem tends to be exacerbated by further pregnancies.

Another reason mothers favour the “mummy makeover” procedure is convenience – two procedures in one means less time away from the children.

Where can I find out more about the mummy makeover?

Warwickshire cosmetic surgeon Mr Alan Park offers mummy makeovers at his Coventry cosmetic practice. The best way to find out whether the procedure is right for you is to come for a thorough consultation, where Mr Park can assess your suitability for surgery, both physically and emotionally.