Liposuction: The Finishing Touch after Losing Your Baby Weight

Being a mother can be one of the best things that ever happens to you, but if your post-baby body leaves you feeling less than inspired after working out has not proven to be enough, don’t dismay. Liposuction, the go-to procedure for women who want to sculpt the areas of their body that are unresponsive to diet and exercise, is among the most commonly performed of all cosmetic surgery procedures.

Once you have accomplished the hard work of losing your baby weight, you may find some bulges that just won’t budge. That is because the subcutaneous layer of fat directly beneath your skin, often acquired during pregnancy, often stays put even through efforts to exercise and healthier eating.

The Liposuction Cherry on Top

Liposuction isn’t intended for weight loss. Instead, it can help women achieve a more satisfying shape after they have lost the baby weight. You might think of liposuction as a retouch tool, removing stubborn fat deposits and smoothing your body’s contours. The procedure helps to rid the body of fatty tissue that often plagues areas such as the “love handles,” the dreaded muffin top, bra bulges, saddlebags, or just about any place on the body.

Liposuction works by first loosening the unwanted fat cells and then removing them with a suction device. Several areas can be targeted during a single surgical appointment.

Who’s a Candidate?

Performed on its own or in tandem with other cosmetic procedures, liposuction is an increasingly common way for new mothers to reclaim their pre-baby bodies. If you are healthy and have reached your ideal weight, you may be a great candidate for liposuction and all its body contouring benefits.