A mother of five with sagging breasts and excess skin hanging from her stomach after the birth of quadruplets, she proudly revealed her incredible transformation after extensive plastic surgery.
Michelle Zamora, 31, got a full mom makeover in episode two of the new Netflix series Skin decision: before and afterplastic surgeon Dr. Sheila Nazarian and skin expert stars ‘Nurse Jamie’ Sherrill shows.
“I think the biggest surprise of this whole process is my mental state,” said the mother after her new look debuted. “I didn’t think I would have as much confidence as I do now. I always thought it didn’t matter what uncertainty I would get, but I love myself again. ‘
Before and After: Michelle Zamora, 31, got a mommy makeover on Netflix’s new series Skin Decision: Before and After
Mama Woe: The mother, who has five children, was left with saggy breasts and excess skin hanging from her stomach after welcoming quadruplets in 2016
Michelle and her husband struggled with infertility for three years before conceiving her first son through intrauterine insemination. A year after his birth, she returned to the fertility clinic and became pregnant with quadruplets.
“I was so happy,” she recalled. My husband, after getting used to the idea, he was super excited to be the quad dad. He is a proud father. I am a proud mother. ‘
Michelle said she “ gained weight ” on her first pregnancy, but it was nothing compared to how her body changed while carrying four babies at a time.
“With the quadruplets, there were so many babies pushing so many different things into me, it was like my whole body was pregnant,” she explained. “And I knew nothing would come back of this.”
Happy to be a mother: Michelle and her husband struggled with infertility for three years before conceiving her first son through intrauterine insemination
What a surprise: a year after her son was born, she returned to the fertility clinic and became pregnant with quadruplets
Reality: Michelle said she knew her body would never come back from the pregnancy with four children
Super Mother: In addition to caring for her four youngest children, her oldest son was diagnosed with autism after the quadruplets were born
Not only was she stressed about caring for four newborns, but her then two-year-old son was diagnosed with autism immediately after his brothers were born.
“I have these five kids who need every part of me, and how dare I think about myself,” said Michelle. “But I know I really need to take some time for myself because that will make me a better mom in the end.
‘I’m ready. I’m so ready to bring back the old me and feel confident again. ‘
When Michelle Dr. Meeting Nazarian and nurse Jamie – who has triplets – for her first consultation, she explained that her skin is “stretched to the limit.”
Confession: Michelle explained during her consultation that she ‘still looks pregnant’
In consultation: plastic surgeon Dr. Sheila Nazarian (left) and skin expert from the stars ‘Nurse Jamie’ Sherrill (right) both agreed surgery was the best option for Michelle
Ready to go: Dr. Nazarian devised a comprehensive surgical plan to transform her body
“It still feels in some of the things I wear, like, I still look pregnant,” she said, admitting that she should only touch her husband in certain places.
“It changed our relationship so much,” she said of her postpartum body.
As part of the show, patients consult with Dr. Nazarian and nurse Jamie talk about various issues with their appearance and skin. The two experts then decide whether surgical, non-invasive cosmetic procedures or a combination of the two is the best course of action.
In Michelle’s case, nurse Jamie transferred treatment to Dr. Nazarian, who recommended a tummy tuck, liposuction on her upper and lower back, and a breast lift.
Getting it done: Dr. Nazarian performed a tummy tuck and breast lift on Michelle, as well as liposuction on her back and cheek fat removal to reduce her prominent cheeks
Good luck! After her recovery, Michelle had a flat stomach and firm breasts
Then and Now: To complete her makeover, she got some fillers in her jaw and lip to make her look even younger
She also suggested removing the cheek fat to reduce her prominent cheeks, and Michelle happily agreed to all procedures.
During the operation, the mother of five was concerned about the pain, but she was also afraid of being away from her children.
“I will always worry because my kids will always be number one in my life,” she said.
Dr. Nazarian performed a tummy tuck and breast lift during surgery. She did it too liposuction on Michelle’s back and brought the fat to her breasts to fill them at the top.
New Woman: Michelle looked years younger at the end of the episode
Loving herself: Michelle was excited about her looks after her recovery and admitted she never thought she’d feel confident again
Eight weeks after her recovery, Michelle proudly said that she had tried bikinis, and for the first time she liked what she saw in the mirror. She did a little fashion for her kids, who clapped and told her she looked beautiful.
To complete her makeover, she was given some fillers in her jaw and lip to make her look even younger.
At the end of the episode, she proudly flaunted her flat stomach, perky breasts and sculpted jawline.
“Once I was a mom, Michelle had disappeared before. This brought her back, “she said. “I feel my age. I feel 30. I just feel alive again. ‘