Pregnancy is the period in which women experience the most intense physical, psychological and hormonal changes in their lives. Physical changes experienced during this period can lead to deformations in different parts of the body. Losing the weight gained during pregnancy is sometimes not enough to restore the body. Complaints that occur in the breasts, vagina, abdomen and legs due to pregnancy and childbirth can be eliminated with combined plastic surgery procedures called maternity aesthetics.

What is Maternity Aesthetics/Postpartum Aesthetics?

Maternity aesthetics or torsoplasty are combined aesthetic surgeries applied to eliminate aesthetic problems arising from pregnancy and childbirth. With maternity aesthetic surgeries, sagging and loosening due to pregnancy and birth process are removed. Empty breast tissue is erected. If necessary, breast augmentation procedure is applied.

Who Is Suitable For Maternity Aesthetics / Postpartum Aesthetics?

Maternity aesthetics;

  • Who wants his body to return to its original state after birth,
  • Experiencing aesthetic or physical problems due to deformations,
  • At least 6 months have passed since your birth,
  • It has been at least 3 months since the breastfeeding period,
  • It can be applied to people who are at or close to their ideal weight.

How is Maternity Aesthetics / Postpartum Aesthetics Performed?

Since maternity aesthetics is a series of procedures for women to regain their bodies before pregnancy and childbirth, it should be planned for each woman. Because the effects of pregnancy and childbirth on every woman are different.

Within the scope of maternity aesthetic surgery, it is possible to perform more than one procedure in a single session. If the breasts are emptied or deflated, breast reduction surgery is preferred if there is breast enlargement due to breast lift or breast enlargement, pregnancy, breastfeeding and weight gain. While sagging breasts gain an upright appearance with breast lift surgery, excess fat and tissues in the breast are removed with breast reduction surgery.

Abdominoplasty, that is, tummy tuck surgery, can be applied to collect the sagging skin in the abdomen and to remove the cesarean section scars.

Fats resistant to sports and diet in the hip, abdomen, leg, arm and neck area can be removed by liposuction.

In cases where sagging occurs in the vaginal lips due to normal birth, vaginal aesthetic surgery is used to narrow the vagina due to the reduction of the inner lips of the vagina.

Maternity Aesthetics / Before Postpartum Aesthetic Surgery

Before the maternity aesthetic surgery, the mother undergoes a detailed examination and the procedures and techniques to be applied are determined. It is very important that the patient is clearly informed about the operation and the post-operative process. In maternity aesthetics, several different operations can be applied together according to the needs of the patient. If the patient is smoking and using blood thinners, these drugs should be stopped 2 weeks before the operation.

Recovery Process After Maternity Aesthetics/Postpartum Aesthetic Surgery

It is normal to feel a slight pain, bruising and edema after the operation. In order to experience a fast and healthy recovery process, all medications prescribed by the doctor should be used regularly and all recommendations should be followed completely. After maternity aesthetic operations, the patient should wear a sports bra and a special corset for at least 1 month. Heavy and straining sports should be avoided for two months. It is possible to start light exercises and walks, if the doctor approves, usually 2 weeks after the operation.

If the patient has undergone tummy tuck surgery within the scope of maternity aesthetics, it is recommended to lie in a V shape for the first week and to avoid movements that will force the abdominal region. In fact, it is recommended by doctors to lean forward while walking for a while.

Frequently Asked Questions About Maternity Aesthetics/Postpartum Aesthetics

Which procedures are applied within the scope of maternity aesthetics?

Breast reduction, breast augmentation, breast lift, liposuction, tummy tuck, labiaplasty, hip lift can be performed within the scope of maternity aesthetics.

Is maternity aesthetics risky?

Like any surgical operation, maternity aesthetic surgeries also have some risks. These risks can be minimized with the right applications made by a specialist surgeon.

Is maternity aesthetics a painful procedure?

Since anesthesia is applied during the application, the patient does not feel pain.

Is it possible to get pregnant after maternity aesthetics?

Maternity aesthetics does not prevent pregnancy. However, it should not be ignored that a new pregnancy and birth process will cause some changes in the body.