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If you’re looking for more information about making a decision about reconstruction or going flat, FORCE also recommends our pages on breast reconstruction and The Breast Reconstruction Guidebook by Kathy Steligo, an outstanding resource that will help you understand mastectomy and all of your postmastectomy options so that you can make informed decisions. It also has information about what to expect before, during and after surgery. FORCE's Postmastectomy Photo Gallery includes pictures submitted by members, including those who have chosen not to have breast reconstruction. Talk to other women who have gone flat: