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Mommy Makeover

Motherhood is an incredibly rewarding experience, but it can take a considerable toll on a woman's body.

Drs. Benjamin Boudreaux and Jeffrey Claiborne can provide a mommy makeover to address the effects of pregnancy and breastfeeding.

Learn why mothers in New Orleans and Metairie, LA, come to Northshore Plastic Surgery for comprehensive makeovers.

What Does a Mommy Makeover Involve?

Pregnancy, childbirth, and nursing can have lasting effects on your physique. Even with regular exercise and a healthy diet, many mothers find it difficult to return to their pre-pregnancy figures.

A mommy makeover is a customized treatment plan that combines multiple cosmetic surgery procedures. The results of surgery can help mothers feel more confident about their appearance.

The four most common mommy makeover procedures include:

Graphic indicating breast lift, breast augmentation, tummy tuck, liposuction

Mommy Makeover Benefits


A mommy makeover can enhance the way you look and feel. Mommy makeover surgery can tighten sagging skin, smooth away stretch marks, and improve the firmness and contour of a woman's figure. In addition to achieving a more youthful appearance, many mothers feel more confident after the treatment restores their pre-pregnancy bodies.

Interested in a Mommy Makeover? Contact Our Plastic Surgeons to Learn More

Northshore Plastic Surgery can treat the aesthetic changes caused by pregnancy and breastfeeding. Combining a tummy tuck, liposuction, breast lift, and other procedures, our plastic surgeons can remove excess skin, tighten abdominal muscles, and enhance your overall appearance.

The moment you enter our 6,500-square-foot surgical facility and medical spa, you'll feel welcome and cared for. Dr. Boudreaux and Dr. Claiborne will discuss your current cosmetic goals as well as your long-term health so the results of your surgery can last for years to come.

If you live in the New Orleans or Metairie area and would like more information about mommy makeovers and other surgery options, contact our practice online. You can also reach Northshore Plastic Surgery by phone.

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(985) 237-6050

Dr. Jeffrey Claiborne and Dr. Benjamin Boudreaux
Dr. Jeffrey Claiborne and Dr. Benjamin Boudreaux can help mothers restore their pre-pregnancy appearance.

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I can't say enough great things about Dr. Claiborne and the entire team at Northshore Plastic Surgery. Since my reduction, I have had a greater quality of life. I am overall a more happy person. The surgery went without a hitch and I felt taken care of and listened to throughout the whole experience.

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Sabrina Marsh


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The staff is kind, professional and knowledgeable. From consult to completion of my full abdominoplasty with muscle repair and 360 Lipo, the nurses and staff have been great. Scheduling is easy and the staff is super responsive to any concerns or related needs that I have.

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Am I a Mommy Makeover Candidate? You should consider post-pregnancy surgery if you experience:

Changes in Breast Size or Shape

Sagging, unevenness, and loss of breast volume are common issues after pregnancy and breastfeeding. Breast lift and breast augmentation surgeries can address these flaws.

Changes in Nipple Appearance

Your nipples may appear stretched or downturned from breastfeeding and pumping. Our board-certified plastic surgeons can rejuvenate and reposition the nipple during breast enhancement.

Abdominal Stretch Marks and Sagging

Loose skin and stretch marks are common, given the expansion of the abdomen during pregnancy. A tummy tuck can tighten the skin and restore tone to the abdominal area.

Unwanted Deposits of Fat

Fat can accumulate in different parts of the body and may be resistant to diet and exercise. Liposuction removes these pockets of fat for a better body contour.

When to Get Surgery


Timing is key with mommy makeovers. It's best to wait at least one year after you've had your last child before undergoing surgery. At this time, breastfeeding will have ended or will end soon and you will have had some time to resume a normal diet and physical activity. You should also feel certain that you do not wish to have more children since a subsequent pregnancy can counteract the results of your procedures.

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A tummy tuck is often part of a mommy makeover.

How Much Does It Cost?


Mommy makeover cost varies based on the surgeries needed and the patient's cosmetic goals. We can provide a full price breakdown during your consultation, though you can rest assured that our prices are competitive for the New Orleans area. We never want cost to be a barrier between you and the treatment you desire. To make mommy makeovers more affordable, Northshore Plastic Surgery accepts CareCredit® financing. We're more than happy to work with you.

Why Choose Us What Our Plastic Surgeons Can Offer You

Accredited Facility

Northshore Plastic Surgery is accredited through the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, Inc. (AAAHC). You can feel safe and relaxed every time you visit our spacious 6,500-square-foot surgical facility and medical spa in the New Orleans area.

Experience and Distinction

Dr. Boudreaux and Dr. Claiborne are both board-certified plastic surgeons who graduated at the top of their classes in medical school. Each brings years of experience to every makeover and has a down-to-earth attitude that will help you feel comfortable when discussing your goals.

A Focus on Aftercare

We take great pride in our work, but we also take time to make sure that the results last. After your plastic surgery procedure, we make sure you're healing properly. We also give patients the information you need to prolong the benefits of your mommy makeover for years to come.

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Hands down best staff, service, and most trust worthy of any place I've ever been to.. Dr. Boudreaux, Tiffany, and his entire staff will always be my go to for any cosmetic needs Lauren Nicole Rodriguez

Schedule a Consultation Discuss Your Options With Skilled Plastic Surgeons

The people of New Orleans, Metairie, and the surrounding communities know they can trust Northshore Plastic Surgery for high-quality care. Our team of plastic surgeons will remove excess skin, adjust abdominal muscles, and remove unwanted fat to restore your pre-pregnancy appearance. To learn more about mommy makeovers, contact our practice online. You can also request an appointment by phone.

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After your mommy makeover, we will provide you with a detailed list of post-surgical instructions. When followed closely, these guidelines will help you enjoy a swift, comfortable, and successful recovery.

Why Combine Multiple Surgeries?


Combining multiple procedures into one comprehensive treatment plan has several advantages over getting each surgery on its own. You can achieve your results faster through this approach since time spent in surgery and recovery can be consolidated. This approach also maximizes your plastic surgery budget by reducing overall treatment costs at our New Orleans area cosmetic surgery center.

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By removing loose skin and tightening the abdomen, a mommy makeover can help you look and feel your absolute best. Our plastic surgeons will closely monitor your healing progress and help with aftercare. Our goal is to ensure your mommy makeover results last for years.

Mommy Makeover Recovery Explore the Healing Process

Immediately After Surgery

Immediately after your mommy makeover procedure, surgical dressings will be applied. We will likely provide you with compression garments that will help support healing tissues and reduce swelling.

Post-Op Side Effects

Mommy makeover patients can expect to experience some discomfort, swelling, and bruising. These side effects are temporary and can be mitigated with prescription medications and over-the-counter pain relievers. Swelling may linger for several weeks but will subside slowly over time.

How Long Does Healing Take?

Your total recovery time will depend on the procedures performed and your natural healing capacity. While liposuction recovery may only take a couple of weeks, it could take months to heal from a tummy tuck. During your consultation at our New Orleans area practice, our plastic surgeons can give you an estimated recovery timeline.

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Scarring After Surgery


Scars are common after a mommy makeover, given the procedures involved. Liposuction has minimal scarring since the incisions are small, while a tummy tuck or breast augmentation will leave some visible scarring around the abdomen and breasts. Our surgeons always strive to keep incisions as well hidden as possible. Over time, as your incisions heal, the surgical scars will fade. Thankfully, many undergarments, bathing suits, and tops can conceal the scars from a mommy makeover.

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Amazing staff and loved Dr. Boudreaux he was very informative at consult and listened to everything I wanted. Will definitely use and recommend his office...

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Sara Raffray


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Dr. Boudreaux and his staff have been amazing from the beginning of my experience. They make you feel so comfortable from the first phone call. I could not be more pleased with the treatment I have received. They have been top notch from day one.

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Dr. Boudreaux and Dr. Claiborne are committed to providing the very highest standard of care with a friendly, down-to-earth approach. Northshore Plastic Surgery has been voted a top doctor on the Northshore, New Orleans and is affiliated with prestigious organizations, including:

  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons®
  • American Board of Plastic Surgery®
  • The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery®

To set up your consultation, call (985) 237-6050 or use our simple online form

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