Mommy Makeover

Reclaim Your Body

Having children changes women’s lives in many ways, including some they may not have foreseen. Pregnancy and breastfeeding can affect a mom’s body in ways that cannot be fixed through diet or exercise alone. Many mothers experience sagging breasts, a flabby tummy and stubborn pockets of fat, which can be frustrating and disappointing to women who care about their appearance.

Why should I consider a Mommy Makeover?

A positive self-image through surgical intervention can give a boost to your confidence and energy so you can take care of your family and yourself.

With select cosmetic procedures, you can reclaim your pre-pregnancy body to look and feel great again. Mommy Makeovers commonly include Breast Augmentation and/or Breast Lift, Abdominoplasty, Liposuction, and Thigh/Buttock Lift. Since every woman’s needs are unique, each patient receives a combination of procedures customized to address her individual body. Our surgeons will advise you on which procedures will provide the best results for you.

What Results Can I expect?

  • Breasts will be positioned higher, have renewed firmness, volume, and skin elasticity will be restored creating a more youthful appearance.
  • Breast symmetry will be achieved.
  • A flatter, trimmer abdomen with tighter muscles will be achieved.
  • Localized fat deposits that do not respond to regular diet and exercise will be removed.
  • The contour of the body is improved through the removal of unwanted bulges.
  • Clothing, including jeans and swimsuits, will fit better.
  • Most patients experience an overall increase in confidence and happiness with their overall appearance.

What does Recovery & Aftercare Involve?

A Mommy Makeover is usually completed in one surgery, under general anesthesia. We use modern surgical techniques so that you get great results with as little pain and recovery time as possible. Following your surgery, you will be able to rest in the comfort of your own home.

  • Patients may experience some degree of bruising, swelling, tenderness and/or numbness.
  • Drains may remain in place for about three to seven days.
  • Sutures or staples will be removed in about one to two weeks.
  • Bed rest the day of surgery is recommended.
  • Limit activity for the next two days following surgery.
  • Avoid strenuous activities for about four to six weeks.
  • Return to work in one to three weeks.
  • Our doctors may recommend a variety of support garments be worn for a few weeks.

Where will the procedure take place?

Most Mommy Makeover patients elect to have their procedures performed in our on-site surgery center. Our 5-star facility, the Clarkview Surgical Center, was designed with the safety, comfort, privacy, and convenience of our patients in mind. It features state-of-the-art technology and meets the most rigorous safety standards. We are proud to be one of the few outpatient surgical facilities to earn AAAHC accreditation, as well as certifications from Medicare and the state of Maryland. Because safety is our first concern, all surgical procedures are performed with board-certified anesthesiologists and registered nurses.

What does a Mommy Makeover Cost?

We understand that having a general range of procedure prices can be helpful so we are happy to provide estimated price ranges for the plastic surgery procedures we perform.  However, it is important to note that these price ranges are general estimates only.

The best way to learn about plastic surgery pricing is to consult directly with one of our board-certified plastic surgeons.  During your consultation, your surgeon will listen carefully to your concerns and goals and assess your medical history, lifestyle, and anatomy. Together, you and your surgeon will review all your treatment options and develop a personalized plan that meets all your needs. Only then are we able to provide an accurate price quote, which will include:

  • All visits before and after the procedure
  • Operating Room time and supplies
  • Surgeon’s fee
  • Anesthesia fees
  • All medical devices, implants, and support materials

Price Range for Mommy Makeover procedures: $14,000 – $22,000

Financing & Payment Options

Obtaining the funds for elective procedures and products can sometimes be difficult, especially in these challenging economic times. At Belcara Health, we have a dedicated financing department, designed to help you get the financing you need, for the procedures you want.

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Why Belcara Health?

If you are ready to improve your appearance, the practice you select is your most important decisions. To be confident with your results, you must have confidence in your medical team.

With credentials from such esteemed institutions as Stanford University Medical Center and Johns Hopkins Medical Institute, our award-winning board-certified plastic surgeons are renowned for creating natural-looking, proportionate, beautiful results. Dr. Michael Cohen and Dr. Gary Vela will listen carefully to your goals, answer all your questions and help you make informed choices.

Exceptional patient care is the core of our philosophy at Belcara Health. Our strong reputation and the trust of the community validates this commitment. Located in a welcoming, sophisticated, luxurious facility, our 5-star services and staff provide an unparalleled experience. At each stage, we make every effort to surpass all your expectations.

Learn More

  • Contact us today to learn more about how a mommy makeover can help you feel more confident. Call 410.296.0414 or contact us online today.
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Our Practitioners who Specialize in Mommy Makeovers

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Dr. Michael D. Cohen

Medical Director, Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon & Breast Specialist

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Dr. Gary A. Vela

Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon & Body Contouring Specialist

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  “Although I was well into my thirties, I had no desire to “retire” my bikini, and sport the one pieces I had so often seen my mother wear to conceal her “badges of motherhood.” In my head, I’m still in my twenties! I was fortunate enough to lose all but 10-15 pounds within the first year after my second child was born, but I couldn’t lose those last stubborn pounds, my stomach didn’t come close to flattening out one bit, I lost most of the elasticity in my breast tissue, and had rather pronounced asymmetry.   I decided that cosmetic surgery was the only way I was going to get the results I wanted. This kind of surgery is rather involved and Dr. Cohen’s bedside manner immediately put me at ease. I really wanted to be natural looking and I am so thrilled with my results. Not only would I do it again in a heartbeat, but I would also highly recommend Dr. Cohen and Belcara Health to any and all of my friends considering cosmetic surgery. The staff was courteous, friendly, and supportive, and my overall experience was phenomenal. So, I offer a heartfelt “thank you” for allowing me to look like I feel!

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