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GALENTINES: How have the women in your life helped you with your ostomy?

Never mind waiting for a man to buy you flowers (thank you Miley for the reminder!) Galentine’s Day is an excuse to show love and gratitude to those in your life that have helped you through the hard times and celebrated you through the good. I am extremely blessed to have wonderful friends and family around me, and I count myself very lucky in the past year through one of the most difficult yet that I have had that support network around me and my little man. 

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Meet our Valentine's POTM: The waistband ideal for intimacy

This waistband is designed to sit around the mid-torso area, positioned to suit the wearer in order to conceal and support the surgical site and/or stoma bag without restricting function. If required, it can be worn all day & night. Made from breathable fabric, this seamless, stretchy waistband has many pros for ostomy life including: Confidence during intimacy - discreetly conceals and also supports

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Can you have a sex life after stoma surgery?

Having ostomy surgery can, naturally, be so daunting, then you've got all these life elements to think of that increasingly creep back in as you recover, including your sex life. Being concerned about intimacy is normal and you may have questions running through your head such as "will my partner find me attractive any more?", "will my sex life be the same as before surgery?" and "will having sex hurt me?"

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