UPDATE.....Does anyone have young children?
I decided to have the mastectomy,I'm not keen on radiation. I have a almost4yr old and not sure how he will handle it. I breastfed for 2yrs so even thu he doesn't nurse he still lays on them, especially when he is upset, cuddling like when nursing. He is also autistic and not sure how to explain so he understands. Wondering if anyone has had to explain to a young child?
had masectomy last wk, feeling ok now. It was so hard when i got home, he wouldnt even come near me, kept yelling at me to go back to hospital, even said 'happy mean day' & poked me w'a toy rake. Now he is the best helper i could ask for, took him two days to get use to things, now he gets my water, very careful when he lays w'me. He is geting better at leting others help him get dressed & things, and so am i accually. It working out best it can and praying that the worst is over. Thank you everyone for the advice & support