Older mothers drive rise 42% in post-baby plastic surgery

Older mothers drive post-baby plastic surgery boom in attempt to combat physical toll of pregnancy

Carla Bruni Sarkozy gave birth to baby Giulia last week, age 43 - but while she is blessed with excellent genes, other older mothers say they struggle with the physical impact of carrying a child later after 40

Excellent genes: Carla Bruni Sarkozy gave birth aged 43. But while she is blessed with a model figure, a growing number of post-40 mothers are seeking surgery to counteract the physical impact of pregnancy

Christie Brinkley had her baby at the age of 44 Helen Fielding had her baby at age 48

Glam mothers: Christie Brinkley had her baby at the age of 44, while Bridget Jones author Helen Fielding gave birth age 48