ABDOMINOPLASTY (TUMMY TUCK)
Pregnancy changes every body. The abdominal muscles and overlying skin are stretched by the growing baby leading to excess skin affected by stretch marks, with separation of the underlying abdominal muscles below. With twin pregnancies and multiple births these changes become more prominent, with mums unlikely to have complete recovery of their bodies after children. Many mothers find that after having children their abdomens have permanent changes – stretch marks, loss of abdominal muscle tone, flabby and excess skin, and fatty deposits.
An abdominoplasty (tummy tuck) procedure can remove loose skin and excess fat from the abdomen. The separated stomach muscle can also be tightened and rejoined to recreate a strong abdominal core muscle with the added benefit of helping lower back pain and stress incontinence. Your surgeon may also incorporate liposuction at the same time. It is one of the post pregnancy surgery procedures.