Pregnancy after Tummy Tuck
Tummy Tuck Surgery Las Vegas
It is possible to get pregnant after the tummy tuck. It is not very likely because the stomach muscles will have been tightened and stretched, but it can happen. There are some precautions that need to be taken in order for pregnancy to occur normally. The first thing you should do if you want to get pregnant is to see your doctor before trying any methods of getting pregnant on your own. Your doctor may recommend certain stretches or exercises that will help keep your abdominal muscles strong during pregnancy so that they don’t stretch out too much and cause discomfort or pain later on in the pregnancy process.
Having already had a tummy tuck, it can be an especially large surprise to find out you’re expecting. Many people who have undergone a tummy tuck may wonder what impact pregnancy will have on the results of the surgery. Although a tummy tuck can make it difficult to conceive, you shouldn’t have any problems once your surgery is completed. However, our board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Lane Smith stresses that having a child can negate the benefits of surgery. We always recommend coming to us when you’ve completed building your family before having a tummy tuck.
When you think everything is planned and under control, a surprise happens. If you decide to have another child or one comes about unexpectedly, don’t let anything give you pause. Pregnancy can be challenging for your body in many ways. You may want to have a second tummy tuck after childbirth depending on how the pregnancy and birth went and what you are comfortable with additionally addressing; Dr. Smith can help you come up with a plan after talking through your expectations and individual needs.
Tummy tuck remains one of the most popular cosmetic surgeries for women, and mothers across the globe are now starting to queue up as well. Women who’ve had a c-section, or several pregnancies with an enlarged abdomen may decide to get surgery for a tummy tuck.
Dr. Lane Smith provides you with top-level care for your tummy tuck needs and will do his best to make you feel at home in the process.
The patient should be informed of any procedure before going through with it. When discussing pregnancy after a tummy tuck surgery, Dr. Smith will discuss a patient’s future fertility and plans for more children, considering their current surgical procedure. In general, some doctors recommend that female patients should wait until they have had all of their children before undergoing this kind of surgery. For some women, the only way for pregnancy to happen after a tummy tuck will be to use an ovum donor.
Post-pregnancy patients who undergo a tummy tuck should be well informed about what could happen if they become pregnant again. For those with a tummy tuck, the best way to keep results after pregnancy is careful weight control and monitoring with your OBGYN. Dr. Smith and the team at Smith Plastic Surgery provide tips for minimizing pregnancy outcomes in women who have undergone a tummy tuck.
If you’re considering a tummy tuck, then your first step should be to visit with a board-certified plastic surgeon. To learn more about the benefits of tummy tuck surgery, call our Las Vegas office today and consult with Dr. Lane Smith!
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