The joy and delight you feel when you travel with your family and friends are incomparable! And the travel itself will become moments you will cherish in your heart forever. You will look back at these days and tell everyone stories about it for the rest of the month (and we never get tired of hearing it again and again from you!)
But incontinence, and the constant fear of embarrassment that comes with it, can ruin these special days for you. You might not even be willing to step out of your house and wish everyone else a safe and happy journey as you watch them leave.
But why? Wouldn’t you have loved the day out with them? Don’t let incontinence take control of your life when you can easily take it back. Adult diapers can help you get back the azadi you lost to incontinence.
Types of incontinence
Incontinence is a very common condition among people in India, but since it’s very private and often embarrassing for the person, not everybody discusses it or seeks help for it.
There are two main types of incontinence:
Urinary incontinence, or the loss of control over your bladder. People with urinary incontinence suffer from involuntary leakage of urine on a daily basis.
Bowel incontinence, or the loss of control over your bowel. People with bowel incontinence suffer from inability to control their bowel movements and release faces involuntarily.
But no matter the type, incontinence disrupts the person’s quality of life. Since individuals don’t seek help and support, they watch as everything that was once easy slip away.
How can adult diapers help?
The entire purpose of adult diapers is to provide protection and comfort for people suffering from incontinence. They give you the freedom to enjoy life without worrying about leaks or the need to go to the bathroom frequently.
But there’s a lot of shame surrounding wearing adult diapers; it is considered unseemly and disgraceful. But adult diapers are simply products made to improve the quality of your life, just like spectacles are made to improve your vision. If there’s nothing shameful about wearing glasses, why shouldn’t it be the same for diapers?
Actually, there’s an sensational case involving an astronaut and potential murder. Keep reading to uncover the fascinating details of this story towards the end of this blog.
Benefits of wearing adult diapers while traveling
Adult diapers offer a range of benefits while traveling, enhancing your journey in multiple ways:
Greater freedom: Adult diapers give you the freedom to travel and enjoy your trip without the constant need to find restrooms
Extended comfort: Adult diapers specifically designed for extended use ensure you stay comfortable during long journeys and sightseeing, minimizing interruptions
Peace of mind: Wearing adult diapers gives you the peace of mind you need, knowing you're well-prepared to handle any incontinence-related situations that might arise on your travels
How to pick a diaper for traveling?
Travelling can be a source of great stress for people who are incontinent. Long trips in vehicles, traffic jams, lack of toilet facilities, lack of incontinence supplies, etc. are just some things that can make an otherwise happy time with their family into an embarrassing situation.
The diaper you choose must be the best in:
Absorbency: Pick a diaper with a high absorbency level to ensure you will not have to change it frequently during your trip.
Fit: Make sure the diaper fits you well to prevent any leakage and ensure maximum comfort while traveling.
Ease of use: Look for diapers that are easy to change and dispose of as changing diapers can be hard and time consuming when you are on the move. We recommend pant-style diapers or diaper pants over taped diapers for their ease of use and convenience.
Comfort: Look for diapers that are made with soft and breathable materials to avoid skin irritation and rashes from longer periods of use.
One other important thing you must consider is your:
Travel period: Probably the most important factor to consider when you are packing diapers for your trip. For instance: If it’s a 6-hour overnight travel in a train, pick a diaper that can last you through that travel period. If it’s a 24-hour travel, pick a diaper that has the highest level of absorbency and doesn’t require frequent changes, and so on.
The best diaper for traveling: Friends!
Ultimately, the diaper you pick will depend on the length of your travel and the availability of private and clean places that allows for a diaper change.
But for the longest travel period, always pick: Friends Premium Adult Dry Pants. They are:
Made with a super absorbent core and a rapid absorption layer to provide up to 12 hours of protection against leakage and moisture.
Specially designed for the Indian body type to provide a snug fit.
Made with side leak guards that prevent leaks and trickles along the sides effectively.
Designed with brief-like leg openings that make it easy to change into, and come with tear-away sides for quick and easy removal.
100% Sulphur, paraben, and chemical bleach free.
With Friends Adult Diapers aapko, Azadi Mubarak!
Adult Diapers – Dos and Don’ts while travelling
When it comes to managing incontinence while traveling, there are certain do’s and don'ts that can make your journey smoother and more comfortable. Here are some guidelines to follow:
Choose the right diaper size: A ill-fitting diaper can cause discomfort throughout your journey and might lead to leaks. A diaper of the right size will fit you perfectly and allow for better movement and flexibility
Give importance to skin care: Maintain good hygiene by carrying cleansing wipes, hand sanitizers, and disposal bags. Prioritize skincare to prevent irritation and discomfort
Plan restroom stops: Even with the convenience of adult diapers, plan for regular restroom breaks to empty your bladder or bowels for optimal comfort
Extend diaper use unnecessarily: Change when needed to ensure comfort during your travels
Solely depend on diapers: While adult diapers provide security, diapers should complement, not replace, regular restroom use
Forget essential supplies: Besides extra adult diapers, pack additional clothing, disposable bags, and essential supplies to handle any unforeseen situations.
Some important tips before we sign off
While traveling, ensure you have enough diaper pants with you to cover for the trip
Always keep a spare pack of diaper pants with you wherever you go, you never know when the need for a change might arise, especially if you suffer from fecal incontinence
Don’t wear diaper pants for longer than the period mentioned on the pack just to avoid the effort of changing it, it can lead to leaks
Change the diaper pant if it starts to feel wet and uncomfortable, over-wearing it can lead to unwanted skin rashes and infections.
Don’t reduce your water intake to prevent yourself from urinating frequently – always keep yourself hydrated, especially when you are traveling.
With Friends Dry Pants accompanying you all the time, incontinence is not going to hold up your life anymore. You can be travelling and enjoying your life just like everybody else! So go out there and make some more precious memories! With Friends aapko, Azadi Mubarak!
Oh wait, we promised you a story. Lisa Nowak, a NASA astronaut, made headlines in 2007 when she drove over 1,450 km to attack (and probably kill) her romantic rival called Colleen Shipman out of jealousy of her former lover. What made this story even more bizarre was that the police reported Nowak had used diapers to avoid bathroom breaks during her long drive and give her undivided attention to the ‘mission’ at hand. Crazy, right?
Now we’ll take our leave. Thank you, and Azadi Mubarak!