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Tips for Parents of Kids With Ulcerative Colitis

After your child is diagnosed with IBD, you may feel guilty. But it’s not your fault. Here’s how to support them.

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Mommy, What's a J-Pouch?

How do you explain something as complex as a J-pouch to your little one when you have ulcerative colitis or another form of IBD? Here’s how one mom did it.

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Can I Even Have Kids with Ulcerative Colitis?

Moms with UC and Crohn’s share their IBD-related fears, struggles, and hopes as they face parenthood.

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On Raising a Child with IBD: Parents Share Their Stories

They might not have Crohn’s or Ulcerative Colitis, but parents go through their set of challenges, trials, and errors with children with IBD.

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IBD Kids: Dealing with Chronic Illness

Is your child struggling with IBD? Use these tips to help your kid deal with chronic illness.

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IBD Kids: Surviving the Summer

Camps geared toward kids with medical problems, keeping on schedule with medications over the summer, vacationing tips to make dealing with IBD on vacation easier.