This book is the first to assess the science and techniques used to restore women's figures after pregnancy and breastfeeding, and to explore the anatomical changes in different parts of the body. Post-maternity procedures are the result of a constantly evolving field at the intersection of gynecology and plastic surgery, and consist of a personalized set of surgical and non-surgical cosmetic treatments designed to help women to regain or improve upon their pre-pregnancy appearance.
Leaders in the field shed new light on the science behind the natural changes to the body during and after pregnancy, helping readers understand which changes can be treated, and which ones should instead be respected. Divided into sections that anatomically assess the changes in the different parts of the body after pregnancy and breastfeeding, the book clarifies surgical procedures but also investigates the latest non-surgical treatments to improve women's body image. Moreover, readers will learn about the most relevant aspects of psychology and sexuality recovery treatment after pregnancy.
Covering all aspects of the evolution and involution of the female body, the book offers essential information for those readers who want to learn about the changes accompanying pregnancy. It will also benefit residents and specialists in gynecology and plastic surgery, helping them understand how and why performing post-maternity procedures can be challenging for young and veteran doctors alike. In addition, it offers an important resource for fellowships in body shaping techniques and an invaluable reference guide for those readers who wish to specialize in post-maternity procedures.
PART I: From Pregnancy to Birth.- Physiological and Hormonal changes during pregnancy.-Labor: physiological and pathological aspects.-Delivery: vaginal deliveries and surgical interventions.-Psychological changes during and after pregnancy.-Sexuality during and after pregnancy.-PART II: Postpartum period and preoperative consultation.- Changes and potential complications during puerperium.- Managing the post maternity patient.- Establishing a post maternity strategy.- Informed consent and medico-legal aspects.-PART III: Postpartum skin recovery and restoration.- Dermatological changes during pregnancy.- Treatment of Scars .- Striae distensae and topical treatments.- PART IV: Breast treatments after pregnancy and breastfeeding.-Mammary tissue changes during pregnancy and Breastfeeding.-Reduction of the post-partum breast.-Post-partum breast lift with and without implants.-Post-partum Breast augmentation with implants.-Fat Grafting Augmentation After Breastfeeding.-Restoring the Nipple-Areola Complex after breastfeeding.- PART V: Postpartum abdominal treatments.-Alterations of the abdominal wall during pregnancy.-Mini abdominplasty.-Lipoabdominoplasty.-Abdominoplasty with transabdominal breast augmentation.-Liposuction 360 degrees.- Umbilicoplasty.-Abdominal wall restoration.-Endoscopic diastasis recti plication.-Non-surgical abdominal treatments.-PART VI: Genitalia restoration after pregnancy and delivery.-Anatomic Changes in external and internal reproductive organs.-Labiaplasty and clitoral hood reduction.-Monte venus plasty and Labia Majoraplasty.-Vaginoplasty and Perineoplasty.-Lasers, Radiofrecuency and Fillers.-PART VII: Pelvic floor after pregnancy and delivery.-Anatomic Changes in the pelvic floor after pregnancy.-Pelvic floor muscle exercise to prevent and treat pelvic floor disorders.-Repair of Pelvic floor disorders after childbirth.-Procedures after dehiscence of the pelvic symphysis.-PART VIII: Lower body and thigh reshaping.-Physical changes of Lower Body and Thigh.-Gluteal reshaping.-Thigh Liposuction.-Thigh lift.-Varicose veins after pregnancy: prevention and treatment.