Mastectomy sports bras pocketed and non-pocketed

Beginning your sports after a single or double mastectomy deserves a well-fitted bra.

6 popular mastectomy sports bras with and without pockets.

3 pocketed sports bras for after mastectomy
3 mastectomy sports bras without pockets


3 Pocketed sports bra for after mastectomy


1. Handful Women’s Adjustable Sports Bra with Removable Pads, Versatile Workout Bra

In the photos, Cary, on the left, is double flat with three sets of pads on each side. Darlene, on the right, has had a right side mastectomy and uses the Handful pad pocket to hold her silicone prosthetic. Source: Handful

Handful Women’s Adjustable Sports Bra with Removable Pads, Versatile Workout Bras | See details at Amazon.com

Pink is our battle cry because 1 in 8 women will get breast cancer in the US during their lifetime! 12.5% of the revenue from the sale of this bra will go to the Young Survival Coalition. Source: Handful

Handful bras are true to shirt size. For flat survivors, two sets of pads equal approximately a B Cup and three sets a C cup.

Handful Women’s Adjustable Sports Bra with Removable Pads | See details at Amazon.com


2. Amoena performance light performance pocketed sports bra

Amoena has hidden pockets in all their bra cups.

Amoena Women’s Performance Light Support Sports Bra A – DD cups | See details at Amazon.com

  • this Amoena sports bra is a wire-free
  • light support sports bra with pocketed cups for silicon inserts
  • breathable mesh side and front panels provide moisture control
  • sizes: 32-42 AA-DD cups

The pockets of this bra are separate, so the inserts stay put. Fabric is great for preventing sweating rashes. The bra provides a nice uplift and comfort. Great support for working in the gym, also used by women for swimming. See colors & details at Amazon.com »

World leader in supporting women’s confidence to live an active life after a diagnosis of breast cancer (or women who are otherwise breast-shape challenged).

Source Amoena.com


3. Anita Care X control post-mastectomy sports bra

The Anita brand is a (fourth generation) family company with a high-quality collection of special underwear and swimwear.

Anita Care Xcontrol White Metallic Non-Wired Mastectomy Sports Bra A-D cups | See details at Amazon.com

  • with breast form pockets
  • double-layered cups
  • you can convert the straps into a cross back.
  • keeps the skin dry, the fabric ensures fast moisture absorption and release.
  • hook and eye closure


See also my blog on Pima cotton bras and organic cotton bras (88-100% cotton styles).


3 mastectomy sports bras without pockets


1. Brabic post-surgical sports bra with front-closure

This sports bra has no pockets and is designed to provide post-surgical support. Especially for breast augmentation, reductions, reconstructions, mastectomy, and other breast procedures.

BRABIC Women Post-Surgical Sports Support Bra Front Closure with Adjustable Straps Wirefree Racerback | See details at Amazon.com

  • the criss-cross back design will help you boost posture, reduce back pain and avoid straps from slipping off shoulders.
  • the soft material won’t be irritating your skin and incisions
  • the bra has semi molded cups but no padding in it
  • provides gentle compression to reduce pain and swelling
detail information about the brabic masetectomy sports bra

The bra is available in sizes S-XXXL. This would fit band sizes 32-42 and cup sizes A-D.

BRABIC Women Post-Surgical Sports Support Bra Front Closure with Adjustable Straps Wirefree Racerback | See details at Amazon.com


See our post-surgery bra guide for more bra styles »


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