Enjoying Your Vacation: Ostomy Preparation Tips for the Beach and Swimming

Planning a vacation can be both exciting and a little daunting, especially if you have an ostomy. With a bit of preparation and the right supplies, you can enjoy the beach and swimming without worries. Here are some essential tips to help you prepare for a relaxing and enjoyable vacation. 1. Pack Extra Supplies When…

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Navigating Social Situations with Confidence: Ostomy Etiquette Tips

Living with an ostomy can sometimes feel daunting, especially when it comes to social interactions. Whether it’s attending a party, participating in sports, or simply dining out, the need to manage your ostomy discreetly can raise anxiety. However, with the right approach, you can handle these situations with grace and confidence. Preparation is Key: Before…

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Embracing Change: Navigating the Path to Personal Growth

Change is an inevitable part of life, yet it often brings with it a sense of uncertainty and discomfort. However, it’s through change that we experience personal growth and transformation. In this blog post, we’ll explore the journey of embracing change and navigating the path to personal growth. Embracing Change: Change can come in many…

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Empowering Ostomy Care: Bridging the Gap Between Standards and Practice

Navigating life with an ostomy presents unique challenges that demand not only medical but also emotional and lifestyle adjustments. Recent studies, particularly one highlighted by the United Ostomy Associations of America, shed light on a critical aspect of ostomy care— the disparity between the care that medical professionals believe they are providing and the experiences…

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Embracing the New Year with Confidence: Ostomy Care and Management

  As we welcome the New Year, it’s an opportune time for individuals with ostomies to reevaluate and reinforce their care routines. This journey, marked by resilience and strength, can be navigated with confidence by embracing new practices and perspectives. Understanding Ostomy Changes in Winter Cold weather can affect your skin and the ostomy appliance.…

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Michelyn’s Story

Here is a great interview with the president and owner of NB Products, Michelyn Caldwell, telling her story of how her drive to help others brought about the birth of this product and company.  

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Dehydration and GI Problems: Will You At Be Risk?

  Are you thirsty right now? You could be after reading this article till the end. So, get yourself a glass of water and start reading. This article will guide you through everything you need to know about dehydration and why it is so important to recognize the symptoms of dehydration if you have a…

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Guide to Swimming with an Ostomy Bag

Swimming is one of those things that many of us love. However, having a stoma bag can hinder your passion. But, it does not need to be this way. Swimming is a great form of exercise. It is low-impact and helps improve your health. Besides, you can swim all your life no matter whether you…

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Ostomy Skin Care – How to Help Prevent Irritation

The Ultimate Guide to Ostomy Skin Care for Preventing Irritation Anyone who has uses an ostomy system knows just how frustrating skin irritation can be. Using a pouching system tends to cause burning and itching. Fortunately, you can practice Ostomy skin care to take care of your skin. It is crucial that you are gentle…

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