Post Baby, New Body: Prepping for Your Mommy Makeover

Stretch Marks on AbdomenAs much as you love the adorable addition to your growing family, having a baby can take a toll on your body. Don’t be ashamed to give your body revamps through cosmetic surgery because you deserve it after what you’ve been through. Once you’ve booked your mommy makeover, you have to prepare yourself and your body before that big day comes. lists down the tips to increase your chances of a safe operation:

  • Fill your prescriptions. Remember that you will go through intense pain and swelling on the first few days of your recovery. To ensure that you recover comfortably and pain-free, your doctor may give you prescriptions. It would be wise for you to fill these in advance, so you can readily take them after you have your surgery.
  • Stash some recovery essentials. Make sure that you’ve already done your groceries before the surgery. Here are important things to buy: easy-to-prepare healthy meals, water, Kleenex, and baby wipes. You also have to have entertainment on your bedside; this is probably the best time for Netflix binge sessions.
  • Prepare your house. The recovery period requires bed rest during the first few days, so you should get your home or bedroom ready in advance. Lay out your clothes and choose ones that are easy to remove and comfortable to wear, like loose pants, dresses, button up shirts. Do all the errands and chores that you can so there’s nothing to worry about when the surgery comes.

You don’t have to do everything yourself. If you feel like you can’t handle it all, don’t hesitate to get some help. A mommy makeover can be an overwhelming and exciting undertaking. Ensure that you prepare your body for what’s to come by keeping the above tips in mind.