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Is it safe to get liposuction before pregnancy?

9 doctors weighed in
Dr. Scott Kramer
Gynecology
3 doctors agree

In brief: OK before or after

It's your choice when as long as you're not currently pregnant.

In brief: OK before or after

It's your choice when as long as you're not currently pregnant.
Dr. Scott Kramer
Dr. Scott Kramer
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Dr. Francisco Agullo
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

It's safe to have liposuction before pregnancy.

In brief: Yes

It's safe to have liposuction before pregnancy.
Dr. Francisco Agullo
Dr. Francisco Agullo
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Dr. Ronald Shelton
Dermatology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No lipo if pregnant

It is not wise to undergo an elective cosmetic procedure during pregnancy and subject the baby to stresses that can be avoided until after delivery and nursing is complete.

In brief: No lipo if pregnant

It is not wise to undergo an elective cosmetic procedure during pregnancy and subject the baby to stresses that can be avoided until after delivery and nursing is complete.
Dr. Ronald Shelton
Dr. Ronald Shelton
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Dr. Azita Madjidi
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Yes

Safety is not so much the issue.
Why would you do lipo if you are planning pregnancy and will have weight gain? Your result will change.

In brief: Yes

Safety is not so much the issue.
Why would you do lipo if you are planning pregnancy and will have weight gain? Your result will change.
Dr. Azita Madjidi
Dr. Azita Madjidi
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Dr. Richard Baxter
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Before not during

Having had prior liposuction will not interfere with pregnancy.
It will not guarantee against weight gain however.

In brief: Before not during

Having had prior liposuction will not interfere with pregnancy.
It will not guarantee against weight gain however.
Dr. Richard Baxter
Dr. Richard Baxter
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