Question by  PsyKickRuhYn (32)

What bra should you wear when you have had a mastectomy?

My mom will be having a mastectomy, I need to purchase her some bras for after the surgery.


Answer by  grandmas (280)

What I did after my masectomy was get a soft cotton sports type vest, then after two or three weeks you can got to a women's specialty shop to be fitted with a prostheses type.


Answer by  christinajo (155)

Custom bras with inserts are available at your local Nordstrom store. The staff is very helpful and will custom fit you to ensure the best fit. They ensure a balanced look.


Answer by  cpxi (191)

They make specialized bras that have a prosthetic breast insert that gives the illusion of a full bust. These can be purchased in specialty shops or online.


Answer by  msjanetjones (158)

Depending on the fact if you have had a single or double mastectomy there are several products on the market. A company that has their product created by women that have had this type of procedure will have the best advice as well as the most compassion on the subject.

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