WELLINGTON THE MAGAZINE – June 2022

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wellington | health

PROVIDING THE BEST POSSIBLE FIT Nettecha Rheingold Began Achette’n To Give Women Access To Top Quality Mastectomy Bras And Prostheses BY DEBORAH WELKY

If you or someone you love needs a specialty mastectomy bra or prostheses, Achette’n offers clients the best possible fit.The firm features a wide range of medical-grade breast forms, mastectomy bras, compression garments and lingerie, measured exactly to fit the client’s body. The company, founded in 2020, is the brainchild of Nettecha Rheingold. For 15 years, Rheingold owned assisted living facilities, providing support and encouragement, together with housing, for those needing help with their day-to-day activities. In that role, she was attending a medical equipment trade show when it hit her — there were very few products for women. “It jolted me,” Rheingold recalled. “I had been dealing with women for a long time, many of whom had had breast cancer, and there was nothing for their needs.” Still, Rheingold remained focused on the job at hand — walkers, canes, things to help seniors in their everyday lives — but when she went back the following year and experienced the same dearth of women’s products, she opened her mind and began considering possibilities. Rheingold did some research and

Achette’n owner and founder Nettecha Rheingold.

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