Redesigning The Breast Life: Our New Look

What’s up with The Breast Life? We’ve got a new look, along with a more succinct tagline. Why the change? Like everything else, The Breast Life continues to evolve. And we hope these changes make it easier to navigate the site and take advantage of all that we have to offer. First, we’re adding some beautiful […]

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MAKEMERRY Collection For Ana Ono Intimates

Ever had a bra that irritated your skin? Or one that pinched you underneath your arms? Maybe you are more sensitive to seams, hardware, and fabrics. Now imagine how difficult it is for those who have been through breast cancer treatments. They not only have painful surgical sites (with or without reconstruction) but must face additional […]

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post-surgical bras

Post-Surgical Bras: Healing After Mastectomy and Other Breast Surgeries

What are post-surgical bras? They are specialty bra garments worn after mastectomies or reconstructive and elective cosmetic breast surgeries. Don’t expect to find many cute post-surgical bras around. They’re meant to be functional not fashionable. They keep the patient in mind, one who might have limited arm and chest mobility and often must accommodate drains attached […]

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Brains and Boobs: The Case For More Study and Less Staring

I know more about women’s breasts today than when I researched my first book in 2006. Much of what I wrote down as “fact” turned out to be fiction. I repeated statistics about bra wear and the average cup size that weren’t backed by rigorous study. The breast cancer prevention advice I believed turned out […]

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beautiful mastectomy bras

Where Are All the Beautiful Mastectomy Bras?

I found plenty of beautiful mastectomy bras on display at the latest annual lingerie trade show. Well-known brands like Amoena, Anita Care, and Royce, showed off their latest fashions for women whose bodies have been changed by breast cancer surgeries. These bigger lingerie names design pocketed bras used to hold breast forms, or a breast prosthesis. The materials take into consideration […]

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