Category Archives: Mommy Makeover

Pregnant woman contemplating a tummy tuck during a C-section

Why a “C-Tuck” Tummy Tuck Is a No-No

Pregnant women planning to get a C-section may come across discussions of the "C-tuck," or getting a tummy tuck immediately after a C section. Even though the idea sounds appealing, there’s a lot wrong with the concept.  As a plastic surgeon who frequently performs tummy tuck surgeries here in New Haven, I’m hesitant to recommend …

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New Moms Flock to “Makeover” Surgeries

As Mother’s Day weekend winds to a close we learn that “mommy makeover” surgeries are growing in popularity, mostly among young mothers, according to the ASPS. In fact, 62% of mothers said they would undergo a “mommy makeover” if cost were not an issue.  Dana Van Gray, 38, who underwent breast augmentation and a tummy …

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