Is a Tummy Tuck Best before or after Having Your Tubes Tied?

Family photo of a mother, father, son and daughter.Once you’ve completed your family, you’re likely to have two things on your mind. One is your fertility. You’ve created a family you love and you’re ready to move forward with a more permanent form of contraception. The other is your figure. Now that you’re done having children, it’s time for you to reclaim your pre-baby body and feel your best.

But when is the best time? Should you have a tummy tuck before having your tubes tied? Or is a tubal ligation before your tummy tuck the way to go?

How a Tummy Tuck Works

During a tummy tuck, an incision is made on your lower abdomen, often below or at your waistline. Excess skin from your abdomen is removed and the remaining skin is repositioned to help create a flatter midsection. Tummy tuck recovery can take 4 to 6 weeks and involves compression garments to help with the healing.

Tubal Ligations before Tummy Tucks

Generally speaking, a tubal ligation is best done before a tummy tuck to if not performed at the same time.

While having a tummy tuck before having your tubes tied is an absolutely acceptable option, most plastic surgeons recommend that you get your tubal ligation done first before your tummy tuck procedure. Having your tubes tied first can reduce your risk of getting pregnant and potentially reversing the results of your tummy tuck.

 

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