Mommy Makeover in Turkey

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Written by Laurence

The Mommy Makeover operation is chosen by women who have become mothers and who need breast augmentation, liposuction or a tummy tuck to regain their former body shape.

BestClinic.co.uk provides information about Mommy Makeover in Turkey and helps you book an operation with qualified surgeons. This content is for information purposes only and is not intended to replace professional medical advice.

Mommy Makeover in Turkey

The average cost of a Mommy Makeover in Turkey is €4,700. Depending on your needs, the price can vary from 4,000 euros to 6,500 euros. This price includes the breast lift, abdominoplasty and liposuction. The procedure is carried out under general anaesthetic and lasts 3 hours. The length of stay in Istanbul is 7 days, and the hospital stay is 1 night. The final result is visible within 7 months.

Mommy Makeover4500 €
Liposuction2200 €
Breast lift2000 €
Abdominoplasty2800 €

What is a “Mommy Makeover”, or “body contouring”?

During pregnancy and breastfeeding, a woman’s body undergoes changes due to weight gain. Breasts grow and the abdomen enlarges. Unless the body is healing very well and the elasticity of the skin is very good, women don’t need a Mommy Makeover.

But in general, women need them because their abdomen has sagged or because they can’t get rid of the stubborn fat around their waist or because their breasts have deflated

Although undergoing several operations at the same time can be discouraging, if the patient is in good health, it is entirely beneficial.

Photo de face et de dos d'un Mommy Makeover
Front and back photo of a Mommy Makeover

Many women are interested in this post-partum cosmetic surgery. This is because their child does not need to be breastfed and women want to get their old body back, or at least have a body that looks similar enough. Few people know what a Mommy Makeover is.

Patients who come to Turkey for a Mommy Makeover know that they will get good results and a natural look. This operation is chosen by women who have become mothers and who need breast augmentation, tummy tuck or abdominoplasty to regain their former body shape. Other operations may be planned depending on the patient’s profile.

So what is a Mommy Makeover?

A Mommy Makeover is a relatively standard mix of plastic surgery performed at the same time: a breast lift, a tummy tuck and liposuction (usually of the abdomen).

These are generally the most common procedures. However, breast reduction or augmentation may also be carried out at the patient’s request or at the doctor’s suggestion.

Women who have had a caesarean section can also have their scar revised. In some cases, this procedure is almost akin to full body transformation surgery.

The good thing about a Mommy Makeover is that the results are achieved all at once and the recovery times for several procedures are merged. A woman gets the body image she wants in one go. This can also be called body contouring in a way, because your body will be reshaped, modified or changed.

Simulation photo avant et après d'un Mommy Makeover
Before and after photo simulation of a Mommy Makeover

Why Mommy Makeover is the best choice

When In addition, after every operation, there is the recovery time, the pain. Whereas with the Mommy Makeover procedure in Turkey, the patient does everything in one go and can concentrate on her recovery rather than preparing physically and mentally for the next operation.

Post-delivery cosmetic surgery in Istanbul

After pregnancy, a woman’s body is affected in many ways: the breasts may deflate or sag, the abdomen may sag or there may be stubborn fat, the breasts may have become too large.

The clinic will therefore most likely perform at least three of the procedures described below. Of course, the patient can say “I don’t want this cosmetic surgery” during the consultation. However, the plastic surgeon in Istanbul must advise what is best.

Tracé pour un Mommy Makeover
Plot for a Mommy Makeover

Breast lift and implants

During the consultation, the patient is asked what size she would like to have and the breast is checked for sagging. Implants are generally chosen according to the size of the breast pockets and the patient’s body.

Some patients may not want implants (very rarely) and are happy with a simple facelift, so only a facelift is performed. For more information on mastopexy, please see our page on breast lift surgery.

Breast reduction

This procedure alone is quite common. But with the Mommy Makeover procedure, it is not the most common. However, if the patient has a small body but her breasts have become too large for her liking, a breast reduction procedure can be performed instead of breast implants. For more information on this procedure, please visit our page dedicated to breast reduction surgery in Turkey.

Tracé pour un Mommy Makeover
Plot for a Mommy Makeover

Abdominoplasty

Abdominoplasty is a procedure designed to flatten the abdomen and get rid of excess skin. If the amount of fat or skin is not too great, the doctor may decide to perform a mini-abdominoplasty. However, if the excess fat or skin is too great, the doctor may opt for an abdominoplasty.

Video explaining the Mommy Makeover

Liposuction

After pregnancy, it’s normal to have fat that doesn’t go away, even if the patient has been exercising and dieting, sometimes it just doesn’t go away. Liposuction is therefore a good choice. There are various liposuction techniques.

  • Liposuction of the stomach, hips and buttocks
  • High-definition laser liposuction
Tracé d'un chirurgien pour un Mommy Makeover
A surgeon’s outline for a Mommy Makeover

During the consultation, the plastic surgeon tells you which technique he or she is going to use. As each technique is different, prices vary accordingly. For more information on this procedure, please see our page on liposuction in Turkey.

Mommy rejuvenation in Turkey

In recent years, cosmetic surgery in Turkey has been in high demand by foreigners, particularly for the Mommy Makeover, as Turkish plastic surgeons have been performing this procedure for many years and have therefore gained a great deal of experience.

The response from our former patients proves that, thanks to their wealth of information, surgeons can achieve natural-looking plastic surgery results for mums. In this way, our patients can be sure that they will be operated on according to the rules of the art.

After their plastic surgery operation in Istanbul, our patients enjoy touring the city because shopping in Istanbul is very affordable, as is the price of the operation.

Ensemble de silhouettes féminines
Set of female silhouettes

Mommy Makeover surgery in Turkey usually takes between 3 and 7 hours and is performed under general anaesthetic. Our aftercare service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week during your stay in Turkey, in case you experience any pain or discomfort after the operation.

Benefits of Mommy Makeover in Turkey

BestClinic.co.uk offers all-inclusive mommy makeover packages. We only work with the very best specialist clinics.

The treatment package our patients will receive during their care in Istanbul includes everything they could possibly need as well as the best value for money:

Tracés du chirurgien avant opération
Pre-op tracings by the surgeon
  • Mommy Makeover with one of Istanbul’s top surgeons
  • 6-night stay in a 4-star hotel
  • Usually 2 nights in hospital
  • Airport-hotel transfer by private car
  • Personal host
  • Free check-up and periodic follow-up

Mommy Makeover results

The Mommy Makeover procedure is finally over. But it doesn’t stop there. The results are not permanent, unless the patient does not follow certain rules.

After the procedure, patients must devote themselves to a nourishing and active lifestyle. This is the most effective way of ensuring that the results of the mommy makeover last for a very long time. The diet patients choose and the amount of exercise they do will have a direct impact on the consistency of your results.

Tracès du chirurgien avant une mommy makeover
Surgeon’s instructions before a mommy makeover

An appropriate diet normally includes proteins, fresh vegetables and wholegrain cereals. Of course, everyone is different and some patients see the benefits of working with a qualified nutritionist. The same applies to the willingness to work with personal trainers so that they can find a fitness programme that suits both their body and their lifestyle.

In other words, the end result of a Mommy Makeover can be substantial and can last a long time, but it all depends on the patient. To prevent the formation of new fat and maintain her new figure, the patient must also make an effort. The amount of work depends solely on the patient’s needs and physical characteristics.

Tracés du chirurgien avant une chirurgie post-accouchement
Surgeon’s tracings before post-maternity surgery

Post-operative follow-up :

  • Week 1: The most difficult recovery period after the Mommy Makeover procedure. The patient’s body will be in a state of trauma, which is why patients will not be able to do more than sleep, eat, go to the toilet or move just enough to get their blood circulating.
  • Week 2: The patient will start to notice a difference in the way she feels. This may be painful and sensitive in the areas that have undergone the operation
  • Week 3: This week is the most difficult. Healing is not as rapid as before, but the patient will still feel tired.
    The patient should allow as much time as possible for proper healing. It would therefore be a good idea for him to have someone with him to help (friend or family member).
  • Week 4: The swelling has gone down and the patient should feel more energetic.
  • Weeks 5 and 6: The patient should start to feel big changes. Patients can resume their usual exercises, but at moderate intensity. Swelling should decrease and the incisions should be closed.
Simulation avant après
Before and after simulation

Swelling may take up to a year to disappear completely. If the patient has had a tummy tuck, this is normal.

Mommy Makeover in Turkey

Over the years, plastic surgery has become increasingly popular. However, as it has become ‘fashionable’, people have started to do it to feel better physically and mentally. However, prices have not come down.

This is why patients started looking at countries other than their own. Turkey, for example, has become a very popular country for plastic surgery, because prices are affordable and because Turkish plastic surgeons are highly experienced.

When patients compare the cost of a Mommy Makeover with the price in their own country, they notice that the cost in Istanbul is very low and the quality of the doctors is very high. So it’s a win-win situation for patients who come to Turkey.

Photo avant et après d'une Mommy Makeover en Turquie
Before and after photo of a Mommy Makeover in Turkey

Turkey is one of the most popular countries for Mommy Makeover operations thanks to its experienced surgeons, the large number of operations performed each year, the positive results, the reasonable prices and the government incentives for medical tourism.

Risks, complications and side effects

There may be some rare risks during a Mommy Makeover:

  • Poor healing of the incisions ;
  • Loss of sensation in the nipple;
  • Leakage or displacement of implants;
  • Capsular contractions;
  • Damage to breast tissue;
  • Inability to breastfeed.

That’s why you should trust us to help you choose your surgeon in Istanbul, and opt for a reputable and experienced practitioner.

Note that in the Islamic religion, Mommy Makeover is not haram. It is accepted if it aims to remove a defect affecting the body.

Special facilities have been put in place to ensure a pleasant stay for people with disabilities. Our clinic is accessible to wheelchair users.

Advice before and after the operation in Istanbul

The operation will be CANCELLED if there is a possibility that the patient is pregnant or has health problems (the anaesthetist will check before taking the patient to the operating theatre).

Two weeks before the operation:

  • Do not drink alcohol or smoke. Nicotine affects blood circulation, which may affect the outcome of your operation and increase the risk of complications from anaesthesia.
  • Stop taking any products containing ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin), aspirin, anti-inflammatory drugs or vitamin E.
Photo avant et après d'une Mommy Makeover de dos en Turquie
Before and after photo of a back Mommy Makeover in Turkey

One day before the operation:

  • STOP EATING OR DRINKING ANYTHING AFTER MIDNIGHT.

The day of the operation:

  • Take a shower before going to the hospital.
  • Do not wear make-up. There must be no product on their hair, and nail varnish and false eyelashes must be removed.
  • Take a bag of loose-fitting clothes and comfortable shoes.
  • Do not wear jewellery or bring valuables.

Post-operative instructions:

Silhouhette féminine avec tracés du chirurgien
Female silhouette with surgeon’s tracings
  • Depending on the intensity of the pain felt by the patient, the doctor will instruct the nurses to administer as many painkillers as possible. The surgeon will then prescribe the necessary medication.
  • 5 to 10 days later, patients can return to work.
  • 1-3 weeks is the length of time that patients will have bruising.
  • 2 to 8 weeks is the length of time patients will have swelling.
  • For 1 to 3 weeks, the liposuction areas will be sensitive, tender and even numb.
  • Breast surgery patients can expect their breasts to be tender for 2 to 3 weeks.
  • Depending on the type of stitches used by the doctor, if they are not dissolvable, they can be removed by a surgeon 6 to 8 days after the operation
  • One week after the operation, patients can walk lightly and lift objects.
  • For 6 weeks, patients should take it easy.

Patients undergoing the Mommy Makeover operation in Istanbul will stay in hospital for 2 nights, and the operation is performed under general anaesthetic. It is very important for patients to follow their plastic surgeon’s instructions to ensure that their healing process goes smoothly.


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FAQ – Frequently asked questions

How long does a Mommy Makeover last in Turkey?

Mommy Makeover corrects body imperfections acquired during pregnancy. It’s a once-in-a-lifetime cosmetic operation, because the results are permanent. As long as you maintain a healthy lifestyle and do not become pregnant again.

The Mommy Makeover is a combination of several surgeries performed simultaneously. The procedure is not painful, as it is performed under general anaesthetic. However, when you wake up, there may be some tolerable discomfort in the areas operated on.

Turkey is increasingly setting itself apart from other destinations, thanks in particular to its high success rate for cosmetic surgery. For example, the Mommy Makeover is 95% successful in Turkey! Modern clinics have been set up here, using the best surgeons in Europe.

The results of post-natal surgery are long-lasting and permanent. However, to appreciate your new figure, you need to wait six months after the operation. This is the time needed to ensure that all the retouched areas have healed and that there is no oedema or bruising.

One of the conditions for being eligible for a Mommy Makeover is that you do not intend to become pregnant again. Another pregnancy is not contraindicated. However, this will alter the results of the Mommy Makeover. It will therefore be necessary to have another post-maternity surgery.

Since the Mommy Makeover operation combines several aesthetic procedures in one, it’s important to make sure that they are all carried out on the same day. As they are all performed on the same day, it is only necessary to spend one night in hospital. The total medical stay in Turkey is 7 days.

About the author

Laurence

My name is Laurence Tung. I'm a medical writer with a scientific background in several fields. I have recently covered therapeutic areas such as rheumatology and hypercholesterolaemia. I also have expertise in genomics, epigenetics, molecular biology and biochemistry. I help this site to publish quality articles on medical tourism.

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