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3 Ways To Get A Pre-Baby Body

Mothers Opting For Cosmetic Surgery After Pregnancy

3 Ways To Get A Pre-Baby Body- Dr. Rimma FinkelHaving a baby is often a wonderful gift, but childbirth takes a toll on women’s bodies and many new mothers find themselves less than pleased with the changes they see.  Countless women have problems accepting their post-baby bodies and plastic surgery has now become a viable option for many. The most frequent surgeries undergone amongst new mothers include breast augmentation, tummy tuck, and body contouring.  Mothers in Chandler, AZ can speak to a qualified cosmetic surgeon regarding their options.

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Breast Augmentation

One of the biggest changes in a woman’s body during her pregnancy is the swelling of the breasts as she prepares to breast feed.  After childbirth, when the milk glands shrink, many women find that their breasts are less full and sag.  Breast augmentation involves making a small incision in the skin and placing breast implants, usually made from silicone gel or saline solution, underneath the existing tissue.  The cosmetic surgeon can make the incision either in the creases of the breasts, the circle around the nipples and areolas, or the armpits.  In Chandler breast augmentation can be undertaken by a qualified cosmetic surgeon and is a relatively short operation, less than one hour, and requires relatively short recovery period of two to four weeks.

Tummy Tuck

Losing the weight around the belly can often be achieved through consistent exercise and a healthy diet.  However, for some women, especially those who have gone through more than one pregnancy, this simply isn’t enough.  Tummy tuck procedures can help reduce the appearance of stretch marks, tighten flabby abdominal muscles, and get rid of extra skin and many women now use them after pregnancy.  During a tummy tuck the cosmetic surgeon discards everything below the belly button and pulls everything above it down to the pubic line, consequently tightening the area.  Full recovery takes around six weeks.  Getting a tummy tuck in Chandler, AZ can be completed with a surgeon after any pregnancy, though doctors usually recommend waiting till the final planned pregnancy is complete.

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Body Contouring

For making the final adjustments to body appearance, body contouring is also popular amongst women after giving birth.  Body contouring can involve a number of different procedures, used in combination to bring greater definition to the body through the removal of excess fat.  Some of the common contouring procedures include lower body lift, breast lift, arm lift, and thigh lift.  Four to six weeks is the generally recovery period.

To learn more about these procedures, visit Dr. Rimma Finkel in Chandler, AZ. Dr. Finkel is double board certified in Plastic Surgery and has been recognized by Phoenix Magazine as Top Doctor. Schedule your cosmetic surgery in Chandler today.