Posted July 3, 2018 by Paul M. Parker, M.D., FACSJuly 3rd, 2018
Things in life don’t always go according to plan—and that statement is never more true than when it comes to pregnancy and motherhood. Actress Jessica Biel learned that first-hand this past spring with the arrival of her son Silas, according to Self.com.
Childbirth 101: Prepare to be unprepared
Despite all of her planning—including hoarding baby… click to continue reading
Posted May 21, 2018 by Paul M. Parker, M.D., FACSJune 28th, 2018
Congratulations: you’re going to be a mom! Chances are you’re experiencing a rainbow of emotions, from elation and anticipation to fear and uncertainty. Thankfully, this is totally normal—and nearly every mom out there has been in the same boat.
Because so many amazing mamas have been where you are, there are a plethora of resources… click to continue reading
Posted March 12, 2018 by Paul M. Parker, M.D., FACSJuly 18th, 2018
Few moms escape the “mommy pooch” after pregnancy—a soft, bulging belly that’s virtually immune to the effects of diet and exercise. While sometimes excess fat and loose skin alone are to blame, a persistent belly bulge after pregnancy can also be caused by a separation of the abdominal muscles called “diastasis recti.”
The rectus abdominus… click to continue reading
Posted January 2, 2014 by Paul M. Parker, M.D., FACSJanuary 29th, 2018
While a woman’s body is built to bear children, that doesn’t mean it comes out of the process unscathed. The abdominal area including the rectus abdomius muscles, or “abs”, as they’re frequently called is stretched to extremes. In addition, the breasts grow as they ready for breast-feeding and the body hangs on to more fat… click to continue reading
Posted December 3, 2013 by Paul M. Parker, M.D., FACSMay 2nd, 2016
After multiple pregnancies and nearly seven years of breast feeding, Cathy, a wife and mother of three, was disappointed in several aspects of her body. While she had never had big breasts, she got used to the fuller size that came along with breast feeding. Once she was finished, her breasts were worse for the… click to continue reading
Posted October 22, 2013 by Paul M. Parker, M.D., FACSMay 2nd, 2016
Looking to get your pre-pregnancy body back? It has become increasingly popular for patients to undergo multiple contouring and enhancement procedures at one time after having children. In fact, many practitioners, including the Parker Center, now offer a customized combination of surgeries for mothers known as the mommy makeover. The makeover is geared towards women… click to continue reading
Posted March 5, 2013 by Paul M. Parker, M.D., FACSMay 2nd, 2016
As a 37-year old mother of two, Bridgette felt her body never fully recovered after two back-to-back
pregnancies. Bridgette is a petite, 5’2” woman who gained a lot of weight carrying two 10 lb. babies.
“Even when I got back to my pre-pregnancy weight, my body just was not the same. My abdomen was
really… click to continue reading
Posted December 1, 2011 by Paul M. Parker, M.D., FACSMay 2nd, 2016
Joanne, 58 year old mother of two, decided it was time to get rid of her 36DDs. She researched on the Web and even though The Parker Center was not all that close to her, she decided it was worth the drive for New Jersey plastic surgeon, Dr. Parker to evaluate her situation.
“My breasts… click to continue reading
Posted September 27, 2011 by Paul M. Parker, M.D., FACSMay 2nd, 2016
Monica is a young mom who works full-time and is a full-time college student. Monica adores her boys but having two children in three years had left her feeling that her body would never recover. Prior to her pregnancies, Monica was very happy with her breasts. Post pregnancy, her breasts were smaller and deflated. Also… click to continue reading
Posted August 31, 2010 by Paul M. Parker, M.D., FACSMay 2nd, 2016
“Who wants to be 28 years old and have breasts like an 8 year old?” asked Nicole when discussing her New Jersey breast augmentation.
This good question led Nicole, a mother of three, to Parker Surgery Center and New Jersey plastic surgeon, Dr. Paul Parker. Breast augmentation surgery was something she had been thinking about… click to continue reading