Kaitlyn O'Brien, Author at Uncover Ostomy
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At 24 weeks pregnant, Kendall found out that her little baby boy (to be named Jett) had VACTERL syndrome, an acronym of birth defects. Worried about her sons future, Kendall went to the internet and social media to find more information. After searching Google, Wikipedia,...

TO DO: Eat dinner Spend time with family Complete homework Have flush  With a cecostomy comes a daily routine, an hour on the toilet flushing my bowels. It doesn’t seem like a big deal it’s just an hour out of my day, but that’s 456...

When the doctors tell your parents that you may have mobility issues when you grow up, you never imagine yourself playing soccer, dancing, biking, and definitely not running a HALF MARATHON. Growing up, I did soccer and took dance lessons, but my passion was really in...

52 surgeries & 6 ostomies. That's me. Just moments following my birth, the nurses realized I had an imperforated anus, which meant that the opening was missing. I was immediately rushed to SickKids hospital in Toronto and, during my first few days there (and first few days of...