Life Hacks for MWS families

Released January 1, 2022

 

Use a pill box – you can find one that lasts up to 4 weeks with AM and PM slots, so you can organize all the medications for a whole month.

 

 

These tips can be helpful for colostomy care.

Please note that we do not provide medical advice – always check with your medical provider.

  • Keep extra supplies in the vehicle: extra wipes, diapers, and colostomy bags
  • It can be helpful to drape a long towel or blanket over your child’s legs while changing the colostomy bag. You can straddle your child’s legs to keep them still while you change the g-tube or colostomy bag to keep them from turning or kicking during the process.