Crites, who lives in Cocoa Beach, Fla., created the water-resistant garment after undergoing a bilateral mastectomy herself in May 2009.
"The most exciting component of the shirt is it focuses to protect women. The secondary focus is they can wear it later to signify survivorship," said Crites said, noting The Shower Shirt's design looks like a velour-type jacket.
To coincide with Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Crites appeared on today's episode of Lifetime Television's "The Balancing Act," which aired from 6 a.m. to 7 a.m.
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