Whether you're a parent living with Rheumatoid Arthritis, or you're parenting a child with Juvenile Arthritis, you may be faced with new challenges. Open and careful communication is a must to help children understand the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and what they mean, whether it is the parent or the child who has the disease.
I have chosen never to get pregnant. That statement seems to make mothers and doctors alike uncomfortable, like I am living in denial. Mothers fear for my inner mother. They know the intense joy they experienced when carrying their babies, when holding them for the first time, and can’t imagine life without those experiences. They want…