Recently had a lumpectomy know waiting for mastectomy strange feelings under arm pits also ,will ask tomorrow as have appointment with plastics.
I notice you say you have two little ones, BCC do a storybook especially for the little ones to help them understand what is happening to you. I have put you the link below. To obtain a free copy just follow the link. I hope you find it helpful.
Also here's another link to another of our publications which might help.
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I have put for you below links to some of BCC's publications I hope you find helpful. Also our helpline team are just a free phone call away if you need to talk to someone away from family and friends. The team are here to support you through this. Calls are free 0808 800 6000, lines open weekdays 9-5 and Saturdays 10-2.