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    The (re)Issue

    Finding surgical bras after a mastectomy, lumpectomy, DIEP flap, reconstruction or other breast cancer surgery can be a difficult and exhausting endeavor. We're here to help make that process easier.  

    Unfortunately, our doctors don’t exactly give us style advice on pretty bras to wear after a single mastectomy, and post-op care doesn’t come with a catalog on what bras will flatter our natural boob and flat side simultaneously. Is it really so much to ask for a little bit of guidance on how to ensure our self-confidence will heal along with our surgical side?! It’s enough to make anyone crazy, frustrated, and uncomfortable

    Don’t let uncomfortable bras hold you back from doing what you want. Learn what to do if your bras hurt and get helpful bra recommendations from AnaOno.

    Discover why front closure bras are a must after breast cancer surgeries, including mastectomies and reconstruction, in this guide from AnaOno.

    Get helpful tips for finding a post-surgery bra that doesn’t feature an uncomfortable underwire when you read through this guide from AnaOno.

    For bras that offer better support and are more comfortable, get helpful tips for how to eliminate underwire bra pain from the team at AnaOno.

    Figuring out what kind of bra you should invest your hard earned money in after your mastectomy can sometimes feel like the huge obstacle in feeling like yourself again. If you're frustrated or confused about what you should be looking for in a post-mastectomy recovery bra, we can help you! Follow along for the key identifiers to look for while shopping for the perfect post-mastectomy bralette. 

    We know how scary and overwhelming the preparation for your breast cancer surgery is, and we are always here to help you, and to give you a few tips we have picked up along the way. Read along for support and advice from the open-hearted, generous members of the AnaOno Community, and from breast cancer previvors, survivors and thrivers who’ve been through it too.

    We know how overwhelming it can be when your mom calls you up and you hear the news, “I have breast cancer.” She’s scared, and you probably are too. While her breast cancer diagnosis can make you feel unsteady and unsure of what to do, just know that you are not alone.  

    We know how good it feels to find a comfortable post-mastectomy bra that looks incredible and feels even better. So without further ado, please enjoy these gifs that perfectly demonstrates the joy and elation of finding the ultimate post-mastectomy bra (along with your personal reviews that inspired them!) 

    In 1998, a federal law went into place that provides protections to patients who choose to have breast reconstruction in connection with a mastectomy. Even though the Women's Health and Cancer Rights Act (WHCRA) has been around for nearly 20 years, we are contacted far too often by women wishing they had the choice to reconstruct, or knew that they even had the option following their mastectomy. We always advocate that breast reconstruction is a personal choice. It's your body, and it's your decision, but we all deserve to know more about our options.