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Wear Around Shirt for Lounge Comfort

We love the wear-around shirt! Its not only comfy and non-binding, but its made from 100% cotton making it easy to care.

Will this fit a “Plus Sized” woman?
It typically fits an 18/20 or about 2XL. According to the manufacturer, it says it fits 3XL but we think you should be aware that it might be snug depending on how you are shaped. It measures about 52 inches around.

What is the length from neckline in back to hem?
The Wear around shirt measures about 36″ – 38″ in length.

Does “One Size” really fit all?
Probably not. We would suggest “one size” fits most. If you are on the small end or the fluffier end of the size spectrum, this shirt may not be for you.

What is the best way to launder this shirt?
This shirt is made from 100% cotton. This means that you should wash is in cool/warm water and hang to dry or tumble dry light. Because it is made from 100% cotton, be aware it can shrink slightly through the laundering process.

Read more about the Wear Around Shirt and learn why its a customer favorite!

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We love the Tummy Pocket Pillow

Not only does the Tummy Pocket Pillow come in handy during your hysterectomy recovery – but they come in fun, exciting fabric color choices to encourage you and hopefully – make you smile.

We regularly get in new fabric choices – but they do sell out quickly. If you see one that you want, grab it before it is sold out. We never know if the fabric choices will be repeated again – or not!

How important are pillows to surgery recovery?

Pillows are an important aspect of your hysterectomy recovery and other surgeries like C-section, tummy tuck, hernia repairs. It is recommended that you hold a small pillow (like our Pocket Pillow) over your incision as you cough or sneeze which provides support to your tender belly. Additionally, place a small pillow between your tender incision area and the seatbelt on any car ride to make a safer and more comfortable car ride. We suggest leaving a pillow in the car for this purpose. Once you are at home, your tummy pillow can also be used to prevent pets and small children from bumping your incisions.

Why does this pillow have a pocket?

The pocket on the Hysterectomy Pocket Pillow is to hold an ice pack or a heated pack for your comfort against your tender abdominal incision/s. Our Pocket Pillow comes with 2 cold/hot packs. We send you two so you have one to use while the other is in the freezer or being warmed in the microwave. When this particular tummy pillow was developed, the HysterSisters let us know they were using our cold/hot packs between them and their pillow. “Genius!” we thought! And so, our next generation of tummy pillow added the pocket for the cold/hot packs.

How do I wash my Pocket Pillow?

Remove inserted pillow from the cover. Wash the cover and the pillow separately in cold water, delicate cycle. Tumble dry low or hang to dry.

What is the pillow made from?

The pillow insert is 100% polyester fiberfill. The Pocket Pillow cover is 100% cotton.

What is the Pocket Pillow size?

The Hysterectomy Pocket Pillow is approximately 13″ x 13″. The cover is handmade and may vary slightly in exact sizes.

You are out of my favorite fabric. Will it be back in stock?

Our fabric choices change regularly based on current availability from our vendor. Once a fabric choice is out of stock, we may not see it again. Order your favorite when you see it – as we have no way of knowing how long it will remain in inventory!

Who makes the Pocket Pillow for Hysterectomy Recovery?

The Pocket Pillow was designed specifically for the Hysterectomy Store by women who understand the comfort requirements after a hysterectomy. They are handmade by seamstresses in the USA.

Each pillow comes with 2 cold, hot packs to freeze or warm as you need. Read more about the Tummy Pocket Pillow.

 

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Our Abdominal Binder is Shaped to Fit

There is nothing worse than a binder that doesn’t hug your curves and stay in place when you need it to be gently snug on your tummy. Our Abdominal binder is designed with darts in the back to be shaped to fit – keeping it in place so it doesn’t roll down or slide around.

Why an abdominal binder for hysterectomy recovery?

Compression after a hysterectomy (laparoscopic or open abdominal surgery), myomectomy, c-section, appendectomy, hernias, tummy tuck is helpful to your recovery!

Our binders provide support directly to your tummy and back, allowing you to move with less pain and greater mobility. Compression aides to reduce recovery time. Our abdominal binders provide incision support, help prevent tearing, and make it easier to get out of bed, move and walk.

Check out our specially designed abdominal binder for your abdominal surgery recovery needs.

 

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