Many women are interested in getting a tummy tuck after having a baby, in order to feel good about their body again after all the changes that pregnancy can wreak. However, you may be wondering what the appropriate time frame is. Is it possible to have a tummy tuck just a few months after the birth of your child? Should you wait a year or more?
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Your body undergoes many changes during pregnancy as it adapts to a new life growing inside of you. Many of these changes impact your stomach region:
One of the most common questions Dr. Ali and Dr. Tamir hear during a tummy tuck consultation is, "Will I be able to resume normal activities once I'm fully healed?" The answer to this question is a resounding "Yes." Once you are fully healed, you will be able to engage in all of the activities you enjoyed prior to undergoing surgery. However, the tummy tuck recovery process is rather lengthy and it may take several months before you are back to participating in all of your favorite physical and athletic activities.