Make a Mastectomy Camisole

Do you sew? Help a mastectomy patient by making a comfort cami. 

 

The cami is a stretchy cotton top with inside pockets to contain the post-op drains. This simple garment provides comfort and peace of mind to a patient during the day and especially at night as they try to find a comfortable position for sleeping.

 

Mastectomy drains are typically worn for two weeks after the surgery. Tubing is inserted near the incision and hangs down about 18 inches, ending in a specially designed bulb that collects excess fluid from the surgical site. If that sounds uncomfortable...it is!


This is a beginner level sewing project. To request a camisole kit with all supplies and instructions, please email healing2healthy@gmail.com.  We provide all supplies to our volunteers at no charge. 

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