If you’re a teenager about to have stoma surgery, or who has just had the procedure, you may like to read about how other children your age coped with surgery – which may help you feel more confident.
If you’re a teenager who has recently had stoma surgery, hearing about other teens with stomas can be helpful. Teen With a Stoma was written for teenagers by teenagers. In this booklet, teens share their real stories and reflect on how they overcame issues that were important to them.
Read about Liam’s journey through Crohn’s disease, emergency ileostomy surgery, and post-surgery complications, and how he emerged into a better future.Read More
Victoria Danson had ostomy surgery as a result of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) and now inspires others with her positive outlook on life with a stoma.Read More
You may be concerned about the clothing you can wear after stoma surgery. Explore some simple tips for men and women here, and learn what clothing choices work best after stoma surgery.Read More
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