Parents

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.

My Daughter Was Recently Diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis

My daughter was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis in August 2014. This seemed to come out of no where. We thought she had a stomach bug, or food poisoning that turned into bloody diarrhea in days. At the hospital they admitted her due to her blood loss and did a scope. The doctor showed us the pictures of the ulcers but I was too shocked to… Read More »My Daughter Was Recently Diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis

Thank You Ulcerative Colitis

Intro: I am a mom with a child with Ulcerative Colitis. I reside in Ross, Ohio in the United States. I spend my days ordering colostomy supplies, checking lab results and making doctor appointments. Thank You Ulcerative Colitis In late July and early August, we were in California on vacation. My eleven year old was enjoying Disneyland and swimming in the ocean at Venice Beach.… Read More »Thank You Ulcerative Colitis