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What Happens to a Woman’s Body After Pregnancy?


September 18, 2017

Women have to endure things that men simply can’t understand. Childbirth being one of the major things, but you don’t need to let it control your body! Your newborn will take over your life, but your body doesn’t need to stay in the post pregnancy state. Here is what you need to know:

Natural Weight Gain

During your pregnancy, your body naturally does whatever it takes to provide for your newborn. Unfortunately, this includes natural weight gain to provide warmth, nutrients and safety for your baby during the pregnancy. When the baby arrives, some of this will naturally fade, but that baby fat will remain intact in the abdomen area. This is the main reason why we see so many post-pregnancy women getting cosmetic surgery.

Breast Engorgement

This is the fancy medical term for breasts that fill with milk. Once you start breastfeeding it should go away, but if not here are a few things you could try:

  • Take a hot shower or lay warm towels on your breasts.
  • Wear a sports bra for compression.
  • This is the main reason why so many woman have to have breast reconstruction after pregnancy. Breast lifts are common because engorgement can cause sagging.

Breastfeeding Diet?

Did you know that breastfeeding can actually burn calories in the post-pregnancy progress? That is just a little fun tid bit that we liked, but it isn’t going to return your pregnancy body to normal. Doctors say that if you want to get pregnant again, it is best to wait until you are at a goal weight. Having a child while you are still obese puts you and your child at risk!

If you want help getting your body right and tight again, the surgeons at Wall Street Cosmetic Surgery can help. We offer body lifts, tummy tucks, breast augmentations and re-shapings in NYC or Long Island that are perfect for post-pregnancy women. We will make that mom bod disappear in no time.

To schedule a FREE consultation, call 212-344-0496 or book an appointment on our website!



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