Your After-Baby Body

Mommy Makeover San Diego, CAHaving a baby is an amazing, rewarding experience. Of course, you may not feel that way in a couple years when said child is rolling about on the floor of the candy aisle at Von’s after you rejected his demand for some candy.

And your body may not be exactly happy with the whole process, either. Pregnancy, childbirth, and breastfeeding are tough on a woman’s body. Breasts that were firm and high now sag and droop. A tummy area that was relatively tight now sports a little pooch. And fat pockets have developed here and there, remnants of your baby weight that now seem to have taken up permanent residence.

But a mommy makeover with Dr. Kearney is a way to regain the figure you had before you had your child…and maybe then some.

What is a mommy makeover?

Mommy makeovers with Dr. Kearney target the areas of the body affected by pregnancy, childbirth, and breastfeeding. Every patient’s needs are unique and we work with you to customize the areas you want to address. A mommy makeover typically involves a breast lift with or without augmentation, a tummy tuck, and liposuction.

Who could benefit from a mommy makeover?

Just about anyone who has had a child could benefit to some degree from a mommy makeover. It’s inevitable that you’ll have stretched abdominal skin and possible separated muscles, breasts that have lost volume and flattened, and areas of fat that seem immune to any exercise you try to address them with.

These are the issues that a mommy makeover with Dr. Kearney addresses.

Before you call us to schedule your surgery, however, you need to know one thing — you’re not going to have any more children. All the gains you make with Dr. Kearney’s surgical expertise will be negated by another pregnancy. Also, you should have lost most if not all of your pregnancy weight and have been at a stable weight for a few months.

Mommy makeover procedures

  • Tummy tuck — The goal in a tummy tuck is to lose the pooch that has developed in your lower abdomen and regain a firm, sculpted tummy.  Dr. Kearney makes one incision at the bikini line and possibly a second at the belly button. He will also bring back together stomach muscles that have been separated, and trim excess skin.
  • Liposuction — For our mommy makeovers, he will likely use some liposuction during your tummy tuck, plus he may target other areas such as the upper thighs with stand-alone liposuction. Tiny incisions are made, a saline solution (combined with anesthetic and adrenaline) is injected, and then a cannula is inserted to suction out the unwanted fat pockets.
  • Breast lift — Sagging breasts that have lost volume are an almost universal complaint after childbirth and breastfeeding. Our goal with your breast lift is to return the breasts to a higher, firmer position on the chest. Excess skin will likely be trimmed and the nipple complex probably moved higher. If you seek to add volume, or maybe simply to increase your breast size, Dr. Kearney can add implants to your breast lift. Adding implants during a breast lift is simple, as the incisions are already made.

You can enjoy your kids and your pre-baby body if you get a little help from Dr. Kearney and his mommy makeover procedures. Call him at (858) 677-9352 to schedule your consultation.

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After careful consideration and at the request of our state, and concern for the health and safety of our patients, we are cancelling all non-essential appointments and surgical procedures starting on 3-20-20. Please take note below of the ways that we are available to you over the next couple of weeks:

  • Appointments:Dr. Kearney will still be seeing a small number of post operative appointments over the next couple of weeks as well as any patients that require immediate attention or medical care, by appointment only. We are calling and emailing all patients who currently have appointments scheduled in the next 2 weeks to notify them and reschedule
  • Phone: We will be working remotely and able to answer questions as well as schedule future appointments and surgeries by calling our main number: 858.677.9352. Please note, however, that we will have reduced hours over the next couple of weeks so be sure to call during these times: M-F 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. If you have an urgent matter outside of these hours and need to speak to Dr. Kearney please call 619-270-4935.
  • Answering machine: Please do NOT leave important messages on the after hours greeting during the next 2 weeks as they may not be checked in a timely manner. Instead, we ask you to call or email during the above hours and we will get back to you as soon as possible.
  • Email: We will have access to email and our patient scheduling system and will be available to check and respond to emails M-F from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. If you reach us outside of these hours please allow 24-48 hours for a response. You can continue to email the patient coordinator you’ve been in contact with or simply use [email protected]
  • Virtual consultations: Can’t come in for an appointment right now? No problem! Dr. Kearney is able to offer phone consultations during the next couple of weeks. Simply email us at [email protected] or call 858-677-9352 during the above hours and we will let you know the simple steps to take.

We apologize for any inconvenience the above changes may cause and are hoping things return to “normal” as soon as possible. Please stay safe and healthy and let’s all try to remain as positive as possible during this time of uncertainty.

We appreciate all of you and look forward to seeing you again very soon!

Sincerely,

Dr. Kearney and staff

858.677.9352

www.kearneymd.com