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Travelling with a stoma

The idea of travelling with a stoma may seem daunting, especially if you are a new ostomate, however preparation will play a big role in minimising stress levels and help you to enjoy your holiday.

What can I eat?

Diets are very individual and everyone is different. Learn what food could cause blockages, gas and odour. Plus what foods may thicken ileostomy output, stool and urine colour.

Sex and intimacy

If you were sexually active prior to your surgery and this is important to you, then there is no reason you cannot be sexually active after your surgery. Learn some tips on how to feel relaxed and comfortable in the lead up to sex.

So your baby has a stoma…

In hospital, the Stomal Therapy Nurse will have given you lots of information on caring for your baby’s stoma, the purpose of this article is to provide you with more tips for managing everyday life with your baby that has a stoma.