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Parents opening Christmas presents with their children.

Enjoying the Holidays with IBD

I've always loved the holidays, but after an IBD diagnosis, my traditions had to change. Here's how I have a great holiday season without overdoing it.

Unhappy child lying on mother's lap.

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.

Feeling low after IBD diagnosis

Grief After an IBD Diagnosis, It's Natural

Feelings of grief and loss, similar to losing a loved one, can often occur after an IBD diagnosis due to not feeling like your ‘old self’ anymore.

Male doctor talking to young man patient.

I Wish I'd Gotten My Ostomy Sooner Than I Did

“This was two years of pain, fatigue, constant diarrhea, and accidents all the time. Is that how I was supposed to be living in my mid 20s? I don’t think so.”