Cardi B transformed her post-baby bod with surgery, but is it safe?

Celebs set a high bar for how a post-baby bod should look.

Cardi B recently copped to having at least two cosmetic surgeries in the year since her baby, Kulture, was born. At the Beale Street Music Festival in Memphis earlier this month, she said she had liposuction to reduce her love handles — something she told fans on Instagram Live that she was thinking of doing as early as six weeks after she gave birth on July 10.

And she told Entertainment Tonight this month that she also had breast augmentation surgery — all before baby Kulture’s first birthday.

“Yes, my daughter f - - ked me up!” joked the “Money” rapper, who showed off her slender frame and six-pack abs in the midriff-baring gown she wore to the Billboard Music Awards on May 1.

Nor is Cardi alone: Pop star Jessica Simpson shared a candid post on Instagram Friday about using a rubber corset to cinch her waist back into pre-pregnancy shape following the arrival of daughter Birdie Mae barely two months before, on March 19.

While it’s refreshing to hear celebrities be honest about the work it takes to look that good, some doctors warn that too much too soon could be dangerous to both mother and baby.

“I would wait a minimum of six months and, ideally, at least a year [before elective surgery],” says Dr. Alyssa Golas, assistant professor of plastic surgery at NYU Langone. She says that during that first year after birth, a woman’s body is in a state of flux.

Breasts will continue to “deflate” as the lactation period winds down, Golas says. If you have them touched-up too soon, she says, “you might be disappointed in the few months when everything has settled down within the breast, and they become deflated again.”

And breast surgery, adds Dr. Stephen Chasen, OB-GYN at Weill Cornell Medicine NewYork-Presbyterian, would “certainly” interfere with breast-feeding.

“Any cosmetic breast surgery should certainly wait until breast-feeding is completed,” he tells The Post.

Liposuction is probably not as risky as other cosmetic surgeries, Golas says, but she still prefers patients first try dieting, exercise and time. Chasen agrees, noting that it can take six to 12 months, or even longer, for the changes in fat distribution during pregnancy to resolve, “or at least settle into some steady state.”

Some patients are back to work just a few days after liposuction, although it can take between four and 10 weeks before the swelling subsides.

‘You might be disappointed in the few months when everything has settled down.’

Even Cardi agrees that the surgery isn’t as simple as it may sound. As she told Entertainment Tonight, “It’s almost like the same process as after you give birth to a baby and you see your body change, and snapping it back.”

Plus, as with any elective surgery, there’s always a risk.

“Liposuction isn’t without complications, and it would be a real disaster to have a surgical complication while having a newborn,” Golas says.

Although corsets are relatively safe, even for new moms, Chasen warns against taking waist-cinching to the extreme, which could pose musculoskeletal as well as gastrointestinal problems.

Nor are corsets a permanent fix.

“Women have been wearing corsets for hundreds of years,” Golas says. “If that were something that actually worked, it would be something that [doctors] would use.”

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