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8th May 2019

How will pregnancy affect my stoma?

Will a stoma affect my pregnancy? At some stage in their life, most people want to start a family and have children with their partners. Every pregnancy is an exciting experience, even if it can be a little scary at times! As an ostomate, you might have your own concerns regarding pregnancy and any problems…

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Categories: Care Advice, Lifestyle By: Goldcare
10th April 2019

Gardening with a stoma

At last, the cold winter months are on the wain and we can look ahead to better weather, longer days and of course, the blossoming of nature. If you’ve been counting down the days to better weather, then the chances are that you’re itching to get out into the garden. Whilst it’s tempting to throw…

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Categories: Lifestyle By: GoldCare
25th March 2019

Enjoying family time as an ostomate

With the arrival of Mother’s Day and the nicer weather hopefully on its way, now is the time to enjoy extra time spent with your family. Mother's Day is considered a 'family time' holiday, it’s a time for fun activities and days out with your family, whether it’s a nice walk in the countryside, a…

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Categories: Lifestyle By: GoldCare
28th February 2019

Spending time outdoors this Summer

As the cold, Winter months begin to subside, it’s almost time to look forward to some sun, shorts and spending more time outside. Get ready for chilled out walks, long afternoons in the garden with family and friends and plenty of ice cream! If you’ve got a colostomy, you’ll know that outdoor activities require a…

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Categories: Care Advice, Lifestyle By: GoldCare
9th January 2019

Is 2019 your year? Resolution ideas for ostomates

With 2018 now behind us, another year has just begun. Like many of us, you might feel as if you have treated yourself a bit too much over the festive period. Don’t worry though, there are plenty of other people in the same boat! As always, a new year brings with it a whole host of…

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Categories: Lifestyle By: GoldCare
7th January 2019

5 top tips to a productive 2019 for ostomates

It’s a new year. The opportunity to make a fresh start. It's a great time of year to take stock and become more organised than ever before. This way you can ensure that 2019 is even more productive! Of course, getting everything in order is never going to be an easy task. But, you know…

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Categories: Lifestyle By: GoldCare

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