After A Mastectomy, Many Women Flounder About What To Do About Nipples. Here’s One Option.The Breast Cancer Site
In 2013, Aniela was surprised with a diagnosis of breast cancer resulting from a BRCA1 mutation. Like many women who have had mastectomies, she struggled with what to do about nipples. Many go for surgery or tattoos, but after undergoing a double mastectomy and chemotherapy, Aniela decided she had endured enough pain. After a year of going nipple-free, she started to miss having them.
In this video, Aniela has some fun with silicone nipples before testing them on her breasts. While Aniela likes them, she encourages other women to find what's right for them.
Aniela considers herself a breast cancer “graduate” rather than a survivor. She regularly blogs about her experience, aiming to inspire others. Take a look at the video to learn more about her adventure with prosthetic nipples, and then head here to learn more about her journey.