WHAT TO EXPECT
Mommy makeovers are performed as an outpatient surgery which means that you will do most of your recovery at home. That said, you may be given a recovery suite for the first twenty-four hours. After that period is over, you will be sent home where recovery will last anywhere from one to two weeks. The actual time varies and is dependent upon which procedures you received.
One big thing to keep in mind is that you will not be able to participate in normal activities for quite some time. You will require help doing routine chores around the house and you will not be allowed to drive until you have stopped all
your pain medications. You should also be wary about lifting anything—even babies—for at least six weeks after the procedure.
To see the results of the mommy makeover, you will need to be patient. Swelling can last for six months and sometimes longer. This means that you will not be able to assess the results of the makeover until at least six months from your procedure date. You will also require gym time in order to maintain the results of your surgery and it is advised that you adopt a healthy lifestyle.