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San Antonio Cosmetic SurgeryWhat is a Mommy Makeover and What’s Involved?

Going through pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding can be a beautiful experience for any woman, but it can also permanently change look and shape of their body. This is why many women are choosing to have a mommy makeover performed at SACS in order to feel and look their absolute best. Mommy makeovers are personalized to each individual patient, so you’ll need a consultation prior to having any work performed. However, most mommy makeovers include liposuction and sculpting of the abdominal area as well as a breast augmentation or lift.

What Might Be Involved in a Mommy Makeover?


Each individual patient coming for a mommy makeover will have a slightly different treatment plan. What works for one woman may not be necessary for another. Prior to any procedure being done, you’ll have a consult within the SACS clinic to determine what is needed. It’s important to voice your body concerns during your consultation so that the doctor can help in creating a treatment plan. Some of the most common procedures during a mommy makeover include:

Breast Augmentation

This procedure improves the look of your breasts, and lifting and contouring them so that they look more youthful. This is especially important after you’ve breastfed and want to regain the shape and elasticity of your breast tissue.

Breast Lift

Your breasts may be sagging after having children and especially if you have breastfed for months or even years. The breast lift helps to regain the positioning of the breast tissue, allowing your chest to look firm and lifted.

Breast Reduction

Some women have issues with excessive breast tissue after having children. This excess breast tissue may cause you to have larger-than-desired breasts or even back pain associated with a larger cup size. Breast reduction can help to reduce your cup size so that you feel and look like your old self.

Tummy Tuck

A tummy tuck does exactly what its name implies: tucks and removes excess skin from the abdominal region. After giving birth, you may notice that your stomach looks saggy and deflated. A tummy tuck can help in getting rid of this excess skin and restoring a normal look to your abdominal area.


It’s not uncommon for women to put on weight during pregnancy and even after having their baby. For this reason, liposuction is incredibly popular as a method of weight and fat loss after having a child.

Why Consider a Mommy Makeover?

You may want a mommy makeover because you’re unhappy with your post-baby body. You might not be feeling like your old self or feel you’re finally ready to regain your confidence. Mommy makeovers are done as an out-patient procedure, so you can go home and be with your family the same day as your treatment. The treatments can be done as needed to improve and enhance the way that your body looks.

Understanding Your Options

No two women will need the same treatments and procedures. Some new mothers may not need a breast reduction while others can benefit from this surgery. Because of this, it is important to have a consultation within the SACS clinic prior to having any work performed. This will help doctors to create a treatment plan specific to your needs so that you can feel and look great. Mommy makeovers can be done months after having your baby or years after having your last. The goal of a mommy makeover is to help restore your lost confidence and get you feeling and looking your best. To learn more about your mommy makeover options, schedule your consultation at San Antonio Cosmetic Surgery today.

Contact us today to schedule your consultation with the renowned San Antonio plastic surgeon and breast & body specialist Dr. Delio Ortegon. Take your first steps to a more beautiful you.

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