Flowers no longer cut the mustard, as two-thirds of mums want tummy tucks

13th May 2011

A recent survey completed in honour of American Mother's Day found that 62 per cent of mums would happily undergo a tummy tuck or some other sort of slimming surgery.

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) discovered that the majority of women would find cosmetic surgery the perfect gift on the big day, which took place last weekend.

Breast augmentation and breast lifts were also among the most popular options which women would choose if money were no object.

ASPS president Phillip Haeck said: "In the last decade we've seen women's attitudes about cosmetic surgery change. Today women are not afraid to admit that they love their children, but they wish their bodies looked the way they did before their first pregnancies. And they're not afraid to acknowledge that they may need a little help beyond a healthy diet and exercise."

Bupa says that the results of a tummy tuck can be permanent if the correct lifestyle is maintained, including healthy diet and exercise.

Posted by Edward Bartel

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