Mommy Makeover Phoenix AZ

Mommy Makeover in Scottsdale, Phoenix, Gilbert, and Surrounding AZ Cities

Has childbearing taken its toll on your body? The goal of a mommy makeover is to restore the shape and appearance of your body. Many women in Scottsdale, Gilbert, and Phoenix AZ experience changes drastic changes in their breasts, abdomen, waist, and buttocks following a pregnancy. If you’re looking to regain those beautiful contours, a mommy makeover may be the ideal procedure for you.

After a pregnancy, the whirlwind of physical and hormonal changes leave your body looking very different. Your Scottsdale mommy makeover surgeon – Dr. Jude LaBarbera – helps women regain a more familiar body shape. The surgery itself may combine different procedures targeting the tummy, hips, and breasts. These contouring procedures help patients restore their body closer to a beautiful, natural and pre-baby state. 


Mommy makeover – components  

Treatments that may be included in your mommy makeover regimen include:

Jude LaBarbera, MD Plastic Surgery works to help each one of his patients get into the best possible shape following a pregnancy and childbearing. 


ideal candidates for a mommy makeover 

The goal of a mommy makeover plastic surgery is to tighten and soften areas that have been negatively impacted by a pregnancy. This allows women to feel and look great all over again after having children.

a) Women who have tired, but who are unable to restore their pre-pregnancy figure, tend to be ideal candidates for this procedure.

b) Those who have a stable weight and have completed childbearing are also great candidates for this surgery.

Dr. Jude LaBarbera will go over your specific post-pregnancy concern and come up with the right regimen to achieve that great shape again. Good medical health, ideal body weight, and realistic expectations are necessities to get the most from a mommy makeover Phoenix patients could desire. 





The LaBarbera clinic is a full-service plastic, reconstructive, and cosmetic surgery practice offering a broad range of procedures to enhance your natural beauty and take your confidence to the next level. We go the extra mile to make each patient comfortable and our surgical team works together to achieve results as dramatic or as subtle as you desire. Dr. Jude LaBarbera takes great pride sharing in each patient’s vision and working diligently to help each one of them feel more attractive, confident, and vivacious than ever before. If you are wondering whether plastic surgery with Dr. Jude LaBarbera can help reach your goals, see our before and after photos from patients who are already living with their results.

Gilbert and Scottsdale mommy makeover consultation with dr. labarbera

During your Gilbert, Scottsdale, or Phoenix mommy makeover consultation with Dr. Jude LaBarbera, you’ll get an opportunity to ask all the questions. The doctor will talk to you about your concerns and expectations from the procedure. Patients are also taken through the surgical techniques and other procedure specifics. Following complete evaluation by Dr. Jude LaBarbera, a list of procedures needed for the mommy makeover will be provided. These may include a breast lift to reshape the breasts, a tummy tuck to repair stretched abdominal muscles, a liposuction to re-contour body areas, and labiaplasty to rejuvenate the appearance of the vagina. Your surgeon will also inform you whether the mommy makeover will be performed within a single session. Usually, Dr. Jude LaBarbera performs mommy makeovers in the same session to limit the patient’s overall recovery period. Your mommy makeover consultation with Jude LaBarbera, MD Plastic Surgery is an excellent opportunity to get all your questions about the procedure answered.

Surgical technique

Dr. LaBarbera’s choice of surgical technique for the mommy makeover is influenced by the specific need of each patient. Different women have different requirements and expectations. Some common issues that need to be corrected following childbearing include sagging breasts, loose abdominal skin, and a flabby tummy. Many women also need to improve their breasts towards regaining lost volume. Lower body changes, surface irregularities, and stretch marks are also common. Dr. Jude LaBarbera will use breast augmentation and breast lift procedures (and sometimes even a breast reduction) to improve breast shape and size as part of a mommy makeover. Dr. LaBarbera will perform a liposuction to trim away excess fat, then tighten the skin to improve the body’s contouring. This is important to address stretch marks and other lower body changes. Other surgical procedures may be elected if they are needed to give the patient an ultimate post-baby look. 

During/after mommy makeover az

Dr. Jude LaBarbera’s AZ mommy makeover is a considerable procedure meant to tone the whole body. For that reason, it is normally an invasive surgery that requires an overnight stay at the facility. The procedure will be performed under general anesthesia and lasts up to 3 hours (or longer). The recovery pace will vary from one patient to the other – but most women find the process to be slow. How long it takes to attain full recovery usually depends on the extent of the makeover. For some patients, it’ll take just 6 months. For others, up to a year is needed for noticeable changes. It’s reasonable to expect difficulties in walking upright following the first few weeks after surgery. Jude LaBarbera, MD Plastic Surgery, will provide specific guidelines to ensure a prompt and complication-free recovery for the mommy makeover AZ patients can easily interpret and accomplish. You’ll be advised to take it slow during the initial period of recovery. Many patients are able to get back to their normal routine after about three weeks. However, strenuous activities and exercising will be forbidden for 6-8 weeks following surgery.

Planning for a mommy makeover in Arizona

A mommy makeover in Arizona (Scottsdale, Gilbert, Mesa, Phoenix, Paradise Valley, Glendale, Chandler AZ) will cost anywhere between $13,000 and $15,000. The cost will vary depending on the extent of the surgery needed to be carried out. Insurance typically does not cover mommy makeovers because these procedures are not considered a medical necessity. Dr. Jude LaBarbera performs mommy makeover in his ultra-modern Scottsdale and Gilbert AZ office, supported by a team of highly professional and licensed staff.


“I could not even begin to tell you how extremely happy I am with my results from Dr. Labarbera. After losing 90lbs and having a child he gave me the body I have always dreamed of. ” – M.K.

“I look exactly like I used to before having kids. I cried at my before and after pictures because it’s like the man read my mind!  – K.T.

“Dr labarbera stood out to me because of his reviews and that fact that no matter how many I read they were all good. I had planned on getting at least 3 consultations but after meeting him I knew I had found my doctor and there was no point in wasting anyone else’s time..  – L.W.

mommy makeover faqs

Is a mommy makeover safe?

Safety is something to which many mommy makeover Gilbert patients may be concerned, and any other plastic surgery for that matter. Since this is an invasive surgery covering a large area of the body, the overall risk increases. Finding a highly experienced Scottsdale or Gilbert AZ plastic surgeon is the best safeguard patients can take to minimize the risks of surgery. Under the hands of Dr. Jude LaBarbera and his team of licensed professional staff, the risk of complications is greatly reduced.

Can I get pregnant after surgery?

A pregnancy may negate/compromise the results of a mommy makeover procedure. The stretching of skin, uncontrollable weight gain, and other physical changes are inevitable during childbearing. Thus, Dr. LaBarbera recommends that this procedure is carried out after you complete pregnancies. Make sure you let Dr. LaBarbera know if you’re considering carrying a pregnancy after a mommy makeover.

How much does a mommy makeover cost in AZ?

A mommy makeover in AZ will cost anywhere between $13,000 and $15,000. This depends on the amount of procedures performed in the mommy makeover. One way to add up the cost is to figure out which procedures will be perfomed in the mommy makeover, add those costs up and and then have deductions of cost from there. Anestheisa fees will be less doing all the procedures at once, and surgeon fee’s will usually require less time per procedure. This helps reduce the cost of all the procedures being done at once, versus one procedure at a time.