Care & resources

It’s normal to have a lot of questions before and after ostomy surgery. Learning to incorporate your stoma into your life takes time.

Ostomy Surgery

Our Ostomy Surgery pages discuss what parts of the body are involved, how your Nurse Specialized in Wound, Ostomy & Continence (NSWOC) or surgeon selects the placement of your stoma, and where to find an NSWOC to support you after your surgery. Learn More

Living with an Ostomy

Our Living with an Ostomy section covers a lot of topics people often have questions about, including diet, clothing and swimming. Learn More

Other Resources

In Other Resources you will find links to ostomy-related websites, information about educational events, ostomy get-togethers, and more! Learn More