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There are many questions that women who plan to become mothers in the future are curious about aesthetic practices. These questions are mainly focused on tummy tuck and breast augmentation-reduction applications. Turkish Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery specialist Operator Birth Doctor in Turkey gave information about the effects of aesthetic practices on pregnancy and breastfeeding.

Motherhood is undoubtedly one of the most important and miraculous journeys in women’s lives. All women who dream of becoming mothers plan to get through the pregnancy process smoothly for the baby and for themselves and shape their lives accordingly. One of these plans comes across as aesthetic applications.

Aesthetic methods that will be preferred, especially for changes in the breast and abdomen, leave a question mark in the minds of women who plan to become mothers in the future.

1- Does breast augmentation with a prosthesis prevent me from breastfeeding in the future?

Breast augmentation surgery is important in the area where the prosthesis will be applied. November November November-the first step in breast feeding is to remove the breast tissue from the decongestant. As a widely known mistake, operations in which the prosthesis is placed on top of the November muscle are thought to affect breastfeeding. But even in the November method, the breast gland is not damaged, as the prosthesis will be placed under the breast tissue.

2- Is the location of the surgical incision effective in breastfeeding?

Only incisions around the nipple have a small chance of damaging the milk glands. Instead of the nipple, incisions made from the bottom line of the breast called ‘inframammary fold’ do not create problems for breastfeeding in any way.

3- Do I experience loss of sensation after breast augmentation?

Although there may be a loss of sensation early after the procedure, since there is some compression in the mammary gland when the prosthesis is applied, this is a temporary process. In other words, after the application of a breast prosthesis, there is usually no permanent loss of sensation in the breast. In the same way, breastfeeding is not harmed.

4- Does breast reduction prevent me from breastfeeding in the future?

Breast reduction surgery is a surgical procedure that will be performed depending on the size and sagging of the breast. Excessive sagging and large breasts may need to be removed from the milk glands. But since women have an average of 15-20 milk ducts, there is no serious reduction in breastfeeding when 5-6 of them are taken.decontaminated. In other words, if there is a moderate level of sagging, there is a very small decrease in milk after the operation or there is no decrease. But if the sagging of the nipple is more than 10-15cm than it should be, this is an advanced sagging, and a decrease in milk is expected in these patients. Aesthetic Surgery is usually recommended for these patients after birth and breastfeeding. Although loss of sensation in breast reduction operations can be experienced temporarily after the procedure, the sensation is restored after the healing process.

5- Can I conceive after a tummy tuck? Is there a problem?

During a tummy tuck operation, excess skin tissue is removed. In November, the abdominal muscles are decayed. Generally applied ropes are ropes that melt within a period of up to 6 months. For this reason, after deceleration, a process of 6 Months-1 year is recommended for the patient to conceive. But even if an unplanned pregnancy occurs after a tummy tuck, there is no harm to the mother or baby. During the baby’s growth process, the ropes are gradually absorbed inside and the abdomen grows as required by pregnancy under normal conditions. However, if there is a planned pregnancy in the near term, the tummy tuck process is more appropriate after the end of the pregnancy process and the passage of the lohusalik period.

6- If I get pregnant after a tummy tuck, will I gain more weight than usual? Will that area be greased again?

After all, because the excess tissue in the area is removed, the abdominal area gains weight in the same way as the body normally gains weight. Depending on the procedure, there is no more weight gain than usual.

7- Would I gain excess weight if I became pregnant after liposuction?

In liposuction (vacuum fat removal), not all fat cells in the area are removed. For example, if there are 100 cells, 70-80 of them are taken. In other words, 20-30 cells remain in place. Weight can be taken from the application area, but areas of the body that cannot be processed are more suitable for fat. As expected during pregnancy, there is an lubrication that will spread throughout the body.

8- If I get pregnant after a tummy tuck, will there be many cracks?

If you become pregnant after a tummy tuck, you can again see the usual cracks caused by pregnancy. As a result, there will be a difference between the expansion of a thin tissue and a deciduous abdomen and the expansion of abundant tissue. If the cracks in the expectant mother are genetic or have experienced a rapid weight loss process, the existing cracks may increase. In these patients, it is generally recommended that they circumvent the pregnancy process, especially before the tummy tuck process, and leave the stretching process after. But if these people pay attention to their diet and sport, especially take care to do exercises such as pilates or yoga, the risk of cracks will be minimal, as the abdomen will gain flexibility accordingly.

9- Is there an increase in my post-pregnancy surgical scars?

Hormonal balance changes after pregnancy in Turkey. Levels of hormones such as estrogen and progesterone vary, which can change wound healing times. For this reason, it is recommended to go under control during pregnancy for expectant mothers who perform procedures such as tummy tuck, breast augmentation and reduction. It is possible to circumvent this process smoothly by starting early scar treatments, paying attention to care without cracks and keeping the wounds clean.


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President of Organ Transplant Center at MedicalPark Hospital Antalya

Turkey's world-renowned organ transplant specialist. Dr. Demirbaş has 104 international publications and 102 national publications.

Physician's Resume:

Born on August 7, 1963 in Çorum, Prof. Dr. Alper Demirbaş has been continuing his work as the President of MedicalPark Antalya Hospital Organ Transplantation Center since 2008.

Prof. who performed the first tissue incompatible kidney transplant in Turkey, the first blood type incompatible kidney transplant, the first kidney-pancreas transplant program and the first cadaveric donor and live donor liver transplant in Antalya. Dr. As of August 2016, Alper Demirbaş has performed 4900 kidney transplants, 500 liver transplants and 95 pancreas transplants.

In addition to being the chairman of 6 national congresses, he has also been an invited speaker at 12 international and 65 national scientific congresses. Dr. Alper Demirbaş was married and the father of 1 girl and 1 boy.


Eczacibasi Medical Award of 2002, Akdeniz University Service Award of 2005, Izder Medical Man of the Year Award of 2006, BÖHAK Medical Man of the Year Award of 2007, Sabah Mediterranean Newspaper Scientist of the Year Award of 2007, ANTIKAD Scientist of the Year Award of 2009, Social Ethics Association Award of 2010, Işık University Medical Man of the Year Award of 2015, VTV Antalya's Brand Value Award of 2015.


Doctor of Medicine Degree Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine Ankara, General Surgeon Ministry of Health Turkey EKFMG (0-477-343-8), University of Miami School of Medicine Member of Multiple Organ Transplant, ASTS Multiorgan Transplant Scholarship. Lecturer at Kyoto University. Lecturer at University of Essen, Research assistant at the University of Cambridge .

Professional Members:

American Society of Transplant Surgeons, American Transplantation Society Nominated, Middle East and Southern Africa Council Transplantation Society 2007, International Liver Transplantation Association, Turkish Transplantation Association, Turkish Society of Surgery, Turkish Hepatobiliary Surgery Association.


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