Department of Surgery | Video: Living with an ostomy

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It takes time to become comfortable with an ostomy. Many questions may run through your mind as you plan the first ventures outside of the home. Can you participate in sports if you have an ostomy?

Many of the same activities enjoyed before the ostomy surgery can be resumed.

Learn more from Alice and baby Bridget’s story of living with an ostomy.

Alice and baby Bridget - an introduction to living with ostomy

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