Getting Back to Your Pre-Baby Body
Many women feel self-conscious after giving birth. Their body has gone through significant changes and it can be taking a toll on one’s confidence. Dr. Hardesty understands women feelings and he takes the time to listen to each of his patients desires and their specific concerns. Having performed many mommy makeovers, he wants to help every woman to return to their pre-pregnancy shape or even better.
A mommy makeover is a completely customizable group of cosmetic procedures designed to help you get your pre-baby body back. Thus, fulfilling our motto of, “One Goal, Many Options”. During pregnancy and child birth a woman’s body changes drastically, and these changes don’t always return to the pre-pregnancy state. This can cause women to start feeling self-conscious and feel uncomfortable wearing certain items of clothing because they are aware of the differences in how they look. These physical unwanted changes can manifest themselves as a baby bump, smaller and deflated breasts, stretch marks, or diet resistant fatty deposits. At Imagine Plastic Surgery, Dr. Hardesty and his team are trained experts to help women transform their body back to what it was before pregnancy. Patients from throughout Southern California, including Inland Empire communities such as San Bernardino, Riverside, Rancho Cucamonga, Upland, Ontario, Chino Hills, and Temecula come to Dr. Robert Hardesty and experience the latest advances in these combined aesthetic procedures.
Mommy Makeover: Get Into Shape after Pregnancy
Having a child can be an amazing experience. Unfortunately, the nine months of pregnancy do not always treat your body very kindly. Childbearing puts the body through rigorous physical change and can leave behind sagging and deflated breasts and a stretched and bulging abdomen. This is the reason many women are now opting for a […]READ FULL BLOG POST
"I recently had a mommy makeover by Dr Hardesty. I have to say I am beyond amazed by my results so far. I'm only 5 days post op and everything has been awesome. He and his staff did such a great job preparing me for operation. The day of surgery Dr Hardesty completely puts you at ease and goes over in detail everything that will be done. Post op instructions were easy to follow and so far everything has been great. I am so glad I chose him to do my surgery!" -Verified Google Review
Before & After
Mommy makeover is a not a specific procedure, it is a term for a group of procedures done in conjunction with one another to sculpt a woman’s body and make it fit her aesthetic desires. Mommy makeovers are designed with mothers in mind, to make sure they feel their most confident. Dr. Hardesty has decades of experience working with women and understanding what women want with their plastic surgery.
At the consultation with Dr. Hardesty, will review your medical history, listen to each of your individual concerns as well as your desired look. He will help you choose which procedures you wish to undergo in your mommy makeover. The choices are:
A mommy makeover procedure helps women feel more confident after they have gone through multiple changes. Dr. Hardesty wants you to feel confident, able wear any clothes you desire, and return to your beautiful self. You are probably a good candidate for a mommy makeover if you experience any of the following:
- Distress related to changes in breast size or volume
- If you have visible stretch marks and a sagging tummy
- If pockets of fat do not go away with diet and exercise
The team at Imagine Plastic Surgery want to make sure that your healing process goes as smoothly as possible. Dr. Hardesty will provide detailed instructions for pre-operative and post-operative care. Following the procedure various compression garments may be used to help resolve swelling and provide external support. Depending on the type of procedures you choose for your mommy makeover, the recovery time will vary. It will take several days before you can return to full daily activities. Most patients are back to non-strenuous work by 10-14 days. Progressive exercise is recommended and by 6 weeks full and unrestricted exercise is allowed. A special and scientifically proven anti-scar program is instituted after the incisions are healed consisting of Embrace technology and silicone gel strips. When needed injectable steroids and lasers are available. Mommy makeovers are very popular, and patients enjoy their results for a lifetime.
The best time to get a mommy makeover is after you are completely done having children and breastfeeding. Also, after you have tried to reach your goal weight. When you are within twenty pounds of your goal weight, and it is stable, then it is a good time to undergo a mommy makeover.
Since mommy makeovers consist of multiple procedures, and each mommy makeover is completely unique, the cost is based on which procedures are to be performed. All financial questions can be answered by the team at Imagine Plastic Surgery.
Yes, with liposuction and tummy tuck procedures, you are likely to lose some weight from removing unwanted fat and loose skin. However, it is very common to continue to lose weight after a mommy make over. Why? Because once you see and feel the difference its stimulants the patient to start an exercise program, improve their diets, and embrace a healthy life style.
If you have gone through pregnancy and have experienced significant changes that have left you feeling self-conscious or unable to wear certain clothes then it might be time to consider a mommy makeover. Contact our Riverside office by calling, filling out an online form, or taking the online survey and our team will get back with you. Dr. Hardesty wants to help you feel your most beautiful self.