Nearly everybody who has ulcerative colitis has parents. And more often then not, when people with UC are diagnosed initially, they tend to be at the early stages of their lives.

So, that is the reason for the section of the website devoted to parents of kids who have ulcerative colitis.

Some of the stories talk about the decision making that these parents are in the middle of, especially with regards to different types of treatments mainly in the form of medications and potential surgery that they are all faced with. None of this is easy decision making, but these stories should help to provide other parents with the reality that there are many others in the same situation.

21 Year Old With Crohn’s Disease

I’m Susan.  Both my husband and son have inflammatory bowel disease. My husband has Crohn’s disease which was diagnosed when he was a teenager. They thought his initial attack was appendicitis and when they operated, saw it was Crohn’s and did a resection at that time. When our first child of four was a toddler, he had another resection because the pain was interfering with… Read More »21 Year Old With Crohn’s Disease

Help, I’m A Mom of 3 Great Kids and I Have Colitis

I’m young mother of 3!  I live for my children, I’ve lost 3 babies and had 3 healthy babies so I am blessed. Hi everyone, I’m 26 years old but I was diagnosed with UC when I was 18. At that time it was under control. Since i had children my whole patterns has changed. I’m frequently soiling myself as I’m not having any warnings… Read More »Help, I’m A Mom of 3 Great Kids and I Have Colitis