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Hi, Not sure exactly where to post this. But it will be needed once breastfeeding begins.. So I'm putting it her... And you mama's know about breasts here!!!<br><br>
Does anyone have an idea, or a creative idea on what I can put in my bra...<br><br>
Since I'm with a "miracle" surprise pregnancy, after breast cancer... The pregnancy is really making my breasts grow, but the 1 is dramatically smaller, and it's getting noticeable..<br><br>
I was thinking of buying a prosthesis used for mascectomy patients, but they can be upward of $75. Do you think I can just use a nursing pad, or should I worry about sweating and harboring bacteria..<br><br>
The good thing is, the missing chunk of my breast is on the bottom, so I don't have to worry about covering the areola.. Maybe a nursing pad would work?<br><br>
I would need something condusive for the heat in the summer months.. I'm definitely planning to nurse on the right side, which would make my breast even larger... I'm not sure if the left will produce much if any milk.. So I would need something that I could use during nursing..<br><br>
Give me your ideas?
 

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do you know tit-bits?<br><a href="http://www.titbits.ca/v1/tb_home.html" target="_blank">http://www.titbits.ca/v1/tb_home.html</a><br><br>
or selfmade:<br><a href="http://www.knitty.com/ISSUEfall05/PATTbits.html" target="_blank">http://www.knitty.com/ISSUEfall05/PATTbits.html</a><br><a href="http://www.lcgb.org/knittedbreastpattern.pdf" target="_blank">http://www.lcgb.org/knittedbreastpattern.pdf</a><br><br><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/knit.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="knit"><br><br>
if you knit some of these "breasts" you could vary sizes and filling, depending on how big the other (lactating) breast is. and you could use a material like cotton (boilproof = against bacteria, and absorbent) or silk wool.<br><br>
don't know if this is what you are searching.<br><br>
just have to add a link, because i love the baby-picture:<br><a href="http://www.breastfeeding.asn.au/products/groupprojs.html#a1" target="_blank">http://www.breastfeeding.asn.au/prod...pprojs.html#a1</a>
 

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<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/wave.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="wave">: Mighty mama! Long time no see.<br><br>
Do you have health insurance? It often pays even for partial prostheses to help even things out for lopsided breasts.
 

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I have been in the exact same boat. I am a seven year breast cancer survivor and have two sons, 4 years and 13 months. My cancer was in my right breast and I had a lumpectomy, chemo and radiation. I don't produce any milk out of that breast so I nurse out of the left breast only. I'm a C-cup on the left and an A-cup on the right. I've thought about doing some kind of prosthesis but have never done it and it really seems like people don't particularly notice.<br><br>
Sorry I'm not helping with your original question but I'm so happy to "meet" another survivor who wants to breastfeed her child!
 
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