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Understanding the Potential Benefits of a “Mommy Makeover”

Posted by Melissa Chefec

The early days with a new baby are very special. However, pregnancy, childbirth, and breastfeeding can sometimes change a woman’s body in ways she doesn’t like or want. Pregnancy and breastfeeding can cause the skin of the breasts and abdomen to stretch and lose elasticity, leaving stretch marks and loose skin. After breastfeeding is completed, the breasts may sag or appear smaller and deflated. The abdominal muscles may separate after childbirth in a way that can cause pain and pressure on the back muscles as well as a permanent bulge that cannot be fixed by weight loss. Click HERE for the full article.

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