The Manitoba Breast Prosthesis Program offers eligible women across Manitoba a wide selection of prosthetics and surgical brassieres, sized by experienced and qualified fitters.
Women are eligible if they:
When choosing products that are under or equal to the benefit amount, those eligible do not pay. The Manitoba Breast Prosthesis Program will pay the Approved Retail Supplier directly. The extra cost of a product over the benefit amount would be paid directly to the Approved Retail Supplier by those eligible.
Those eligible may choose Option 1 OR Option 2:
A benefit every two years of:
A benefit every four years of:
*All prostheses and bras must be obtained through a Manitoba Breast Prosthesis Program Approved Retail Supplier.*
Breast & Gyne Cancer Centre of Hope
Step 1: Get a prescription - Prescriptions may be written by a surgeon, physician or nurse practitioner in Manitoba.
Step 2: Choose an Approved Retail Supplier and a program option.
Please note - Each Approved Retail Supplier may carry different types of products.
Step 3: Call the Approved Retail Supplier to make an appointment.
The Approved Retail Supplier will:
After a mastectomy, it is recommended that the surgery site has had time to heal before wearing a breast prosthesis and bra.
A lightweight soft cotton filled temporary prosthesis can be worn while you are healing. These are available at no cost by calling the Canadian Cancer Society: 204-774-7483 or 1-888-532-6982.
Some women feel lopsided (lean to one side) with only having one breast. If the lost breast weight is not replaced, some women may experience back, neck and shoulder pain and balance problems. Wearing a properly fitted breast prostesis and bra can help a woman feel more balanced, improve her posture and help with attire.
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405-428 Portage Ave. 204-943-9177
|BraBar & Panterie
100-160 Provencher Blvd. 204-231-3487
J-1765 Kenaston Blvd. 204-487-3487
1-1924 Main St. 204-415-7760
| Ce Soir Fine Lingerie
145-166 Meadowood Dr. 204-253-8788
| Eyelet Dove
485 Academy Rd. 204-488-0403
|Northland Healthcare Products Ltd.
67 Goulet St. 204-235-0914
|Stevens Home Medical Supplies
700 William Ave. SR140 204-787-3532
|The Unexpected Gift Inc.
1116 Portage Ave. 204-832-4438
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