• Prosthesis

    Asked by Dawsonsmom on Tuesday, September 17, 2019


    Just a note for those using prosthesis: there is a group of volunteers who make prosthesis for breast cancer patients. They are knitted in a very soft cotton and stuffed w soft stuffing. Very lightweight and comfortable. Can be used in any bra. They are called “knitted knockers” and can be ordered from their website, knittedknockers.org. There is no charge and they get delivered in about 2 weeks.

    6 Answers from the Community

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    • GregP_WN's Avatar

      Thanks for posting the information. I'm sure a lot of people will find it handy.

      9 months ago
    • carm's Avatar

      Thank you for sharing!

      9 months ago
    • Bengal's Avatar

      I think this is AWESOME! I've read some of the horror stories about what some women put themselves through for the sake of "appearance" . I cringe every time. Society has conditioned us for millennia to think a woman is identified by her breasts. Not so! We are so much more than what we have protruding from our chests. But with this product you can comfortably have the appearance without the tortures of reconstructive surgeries. I know I'm probably setting off a firestorm but I can't believe I'm the only on who feels this way.

      9 months ago
    • Dawsonsmom's Avatar

      I know it is a completely personal decision, but like you, I couldn’t imagine putting myself through another surgery, particularly at 68. I am only 5 weeks post-op, so still in the surgical bra, but waiting with baited breath for that first night of braless sleeping! I am planning to go flat most of the time, but these prosthesis’ seem like they will be very comfortable....lightweight and very soft....bonus is they fit in any bra!! Others say these are all they wear bc silicone is hot.

      9 months ago
    • Mlaq's Avatar

      Thank you so very much for this post. I just received mine and the yarn they are made of is extremely soft. And you can add filling or remove filling to make them the size you want-what a bonus. God bless this group of compassionate group of ladies

      7 months ago
    • Dawsonsmom's Avatar

      Mlac, I am so glad you like them!! I am going flat much of the time, but when I use the knitted knockers I am always comfortable and find they stay in place.

      7 months ago

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