I sweat a LOT when sleeping after surgery. Getting a good breathable sleep bra (still offers some protection from implant flipping but isn't super compressive) has been such a game-changer for me.
Recommendation: Lunya Supportive Modal Sleep Bralette
For cutting gauze pads.
To ensure the wound won't get infected.
To clean the wound.
To tape down the gauze.
To cover the wound.
It's really common to be constipated after surgery -- highly recommend grabbing a diarrhetic so this doesn't become an issue!
Recommendation: Sena Pills / Miralax / Prune Juice
I'm always EXTREMELY hoarse after surgery due to the breathing tube, and sometimes it lasts a few days. Cough drops are a lifesaver, both in and out of the hospital.
Recommendation: Literally any cough drop
My back hurt SO MUCH after my mastectomy. I used a heating pad almost daily for a few weeks, which helped so much.
Recommendation: Virtually any heating pad, pictured is the Sunbeam Heating Pad
Best for when you're stuck in a chair/bed and can't move well.
Recommendation: Any 8-10ft cord for your specific phone.