Mommy Makeover Diaries: Michelle’s “After” Story

After waiting for years to have her procedure (and three kids later), Michelle is finally through and on the road to recovery. While her first couple of nights were a little rough (pain medication made her groggy, and she didn't want to do much), every day got a little better after that. She got up, …

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Mommy Makeover Diaries: The Agonizing Wait

My mommy partner-in-crime, Michelle, is through the other side: she's officially three weeks past her surgery. She came into the office yesterday for a follow-up visit, and while she was here we took some photos for this blog and chatted a bit about her whole surgical experience, so I can write it up later. She …

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Mommy Makeover Diaries: Checklist, please!

Any woman who's ever been pregnant knows what it feels like: it's midnight and you're exhausted, but you just can't stop cleaning the house, making shopping lists, and generally trying to organize your life before chaos arrives in the form of a tiny, helpless baby. It's called nesting, and preparing for surgery is actually pretty …

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Mommy Makeover Diaries: Pre-surgery paperwork…and CLOTHES!

One of the most exciting parts of the entire mommy makeover process is the giddy anticipation before surgery. About a week before surgery, each patient goes through a "pre-op" appointment with the nurse and the surgeon, to go over all of the details of the procedure. At this time, sizing for breast augmentation is done, …

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