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  • Brobe: The ORIGINAL Surgery Recovery Robe
    November 4, 2021

    Brobe: The ORIGINAL Surgery Recovery Robe

    When you go through a major surgery, you have one thing on your mind: healing. But the road to recovery isn’t always smooth. It’s oftentimes filled with challenges and obstacles that may make the road seem long and difficult. 

    At Brobe, we want to make that journey just a little bit easier. Since our humble beginnings creating the original recovery robe, we’ve only had one goal— help others heal comfortably and in style.

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  • Feel It on the First: How to Do a Breast Self-Exam
    June 30, 2021

    Feel It on the First: How to Do a Breast Self-Exam

    Another month is rolling by, which means it’s nearly time for another monthly breast self-exam! “Feel it on the first” is more than just a catchy slogan— it’s a potentially life-saving habit that can help you catch breast cancer early. 
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  • How Breast Reconstruction Works with a Tissue Expander
    June 23, 2021

    How Breast Reconstruction Works with a Tissue Expander

    After a mastectomy, many women opt to undergo reconstructive surgery to restore the breast to a normal shape, symmetry, and size. Generally speaking, there are two categories of reconstruction: flap reconstruction or implant-based reconstruction. With implant-based reconstruction, breast implants will be used to form the new breast mound(s). We’re here to break down the basics of tissue expanders and what you can expect during the implant reconstruction process. 
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  • Lumpectomy vs. Mastectomy: What's the Difference?
    June 15, 2021

    Lumpectomy vs. Mastectomy: What's the Difference?

    When you receive a breast cancer diagnosis, your doctor will likely present you with several treatment options like chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, or any combination of the three. In some cases, a doctor will strongly recommend one option over another due to the nature of the cancer. In other situations, you will be left to decide. One choice you may face will be whether to undergo a mastectomy or lumpectomy. 
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  • 7 Breast Surgery Recovery Tips
    May 26, 2021

    7 Breast Surgery Recovery Tips

    Whether you’re having a mastectomy, lumpectomy, reconstruction, augmentation, or explant surgery, going under the knife can be a scary process. But one of the hardest parts of any breast surgery is the weeks after that you’ll spend in recovery. Not...

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  • Finding the Right Mastectomy Pillow
    May 20, 2021

    Finding the Right Mastectomy Pillow

    If you are about to undergo or have recently had a mastectomy, you’re probably searching for items that will help bring comfort and a speedy recovery. Luckily, there are several seemingly small mastectomy products out there that can make life a lot easier as your body heals. One of these items that many women swear by is a mastectomy pillow. 

    But what is a mastectomy pillow and what exactly does it do? Here’s everything you need to know about finding the right post-surgery pillow for you! 

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  • What Explant Surgery Is Really Like
    April 26, 2021

    What Explant Surgery Is Really Like

    Explant surgery, which involves removing existing implants, is becoming increasingly common across the country for a number of reasons. Some opt for the surgery as a personal preference, while for others, it is a medical necessity due to pain, discomfort, or breast implant illness caused by the artificial implants. Learn more about the procedure and what you can expect from someone who experienced it firsthand. 

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  • what to expect when you get a mastectomy
    April 26, 2021

    What to Expect With a Mastectomy

    Knowing what to expect with a mastectomy can feel safer and more confident in the breast surgery that you are about to undergo. Getting all of the facts can reduce uncertainty and allows you to formulate specific questions to ask you doctor. To help you better understand this breast surgery, we've rounded up some of the basic information you need to know going into your mastectomy. 
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