breast reconstruction

How to Choose a Bra After Breast Reconstruction

After a mastectomy, even if you have breast reconstruction, your bra needs will likely be very different from what you wore before your surgery. Wearing a bra after breast reconstruction is optional, whether you have new breasts made with implants, your own tissue, or both; your new “girls” will likely be higher and firmer than […]

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Looking for New Lingerie Brands? 7 Finds From Curvexpo

Ever wonder how new lingerie brands make it onto store shelves or hangers? Most meet potential retailers by exhibiting their lines at intimate apparel and clothing trade shows. It exposes them to hundreds of on-line and brick and mortar buyers that might never see or hear about their products. That’s why I attend Curvexpo Lingerie […]

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Year in Review: The Breast Stories of 2015 (Plus Predictions for Next Year)

It’s getting close to the New Year and time for my annual roundup of the breast stories of 2015. This year my list includes something different. Instead of offering up the most unusual news events in lingerie, lactation, and breast health, I’ve added some predictions of my own. Do I have psychic abilities? Only time […]

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Red Fern Mastectomy Lingerie

Red Fern Lingerie: Mastectomy Bras Supporting Women's Lives

New intimate apparel brands like Red Fern Lingerie are changing the world of mastectomy lingerie. And it’s about time. Yes, women need more choices and access to feminine and sexy styles. But designs must also go beyond the usually pocketed bra made to hold a breast prosthesis. Post-mastectomy intimate apparel has to factor in the different […]

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mastectomy bras

Redefining Mastectomy Bras to Meet Breast Cancer Patient Needs

If you don’t know what a mastectomy bra is, it’s a bra with pockets to hold a breast prosthetic in place. They’re sometimes called “pocketed” bras by the lingerie brands specializing in their design and fit.   There are alternatives to buying bras made to hold breast forms. Consumers can purchase “pockets” separately and sew […]

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