CREATE HEALTHY BONDS

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Healthy Bonds

Our bonds determine who we are.

There’s no bond more important than the one with your own body. ConvaTec helps you create a healthy bond with yourself, your stoma. And then, with the world around you.

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Start creating a healthy bond with your stoma by finding the answers you need quickly with me+ Answers.

The me+™ program offers you the right support so you feel stronger, more confident and ready for what’s ahead. The ostomy products and support you need, tips and advice for stoma care, and a community you can grow with. Have questions about living with an ostomy? Our me+ product specialist and ostomy nurses are waiting to help you, call 1-800-422-8811.

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Before Surgery

2.1.1.0 Preparing for Ostomy Surgery

Preparing for Ostomy Surgery

Ostomy surgery may seem overwhelming and a bit scary, but you’re in good company. We can help you get ready—physically and mentally.

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The Basics

Need to know more about your ostomy type? What’s a stoma? Not sure why a healthy stoma is critical in your new life? The facts you need are here.

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Right After Surgery

Immediate Weeks Following Surgery
When you are in the hospital, you will be taught how to care for your stoma.
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Understanding Your Feelings

In the first few weeks following surgery, you may find yourself feeling confused, angry, sad or frustrated. These are normal post-surgery feelings.

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What to Expect During the First 12 Weeks

Your ostomy surgery is finished, and you are at home. For many people, surgery can be the beginning of a more comfortable life.

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Living With an Ostomy

Nutritional Advice

Living with a stoma shouldn’t impact your eating habits, but there are things to consider.

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Physical Activities

Get back to your favorite exercises with these helpful tips and ideas.

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Travel Tips

While traveling can be stressful, having an ostomy shouldn’t be a factor. A little extra planning can go a long way.

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Intimacy

Life after ostomy surgery can impact your feelings about intimacy and sexual relationships.

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Living with an ostomy since 1996
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Ostomy Product Information

Through our commitment to education, community and advancements in product design and technology, we’re helping every person with an ostomy live life on their terms.

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Ostomy Product Selector

Fit is so important, especially when it comes to your body and the ostomy products you’re using.

ConvaTec knows that there is no one-size-fits-all product that works for every body or every stoma. Discover and sample products to fit your body by answering just a few simple questions, and get back to doing the things that make you, you.

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Ostomy Product Selector

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