Mom Boobs to Beach Boobs: The Summer Prescription
by Bryce Gruber
Somewhere between conception and college, the child rearing experience is guaranteed to provide at least three things: joy, chaos, and physical changes. Those physical changes can be gradual or sudden, and one of the most daunting is the onset of “mom boobs.” Mom boobs are exactly what they sound like — they’re what’s left after the careful and considerate act of pregnancy, childbirth, and getting through infancy. Many women simply don’t love putting their usually-deflated and softer boobs back into bathing suits come warmer weather.
“Most women note enlargement during pregnancy and nursing. After pregnancy most patients lose breast volume so their breasts become smaller and the skin looser,” says Dr. Christine Hamori, a board-certified plastic surgeon and the Director of the Cosmetic Surgery and Skin Spa in Duxbury, MA.
And while Dr. Hamori doesn’t believe there are any non-surgical ways to effectively combat saggy breast tissue, she does believe the mom boob look can be treated to restore a more youthful appearance and feel. Read more.