PEDIATRIC FGIMDS

ANONYMOUS'S PERSONAL STORY

October 10, 2016 Pediatric FGIMDs

I am 13 years old and i have been dealing with severe, chronic constipation my entire life. My constipation was pretty bad when I was younger, considering I was young and didn't really know what was going on with me. By the time I was 10 or 11 years old, my constipation seemed to being gettting better, or at least I thought. In March of 2016, my 7th grade year, I started experiencing nausea. It

WESTON'S PERSONAL STORY

July 31, 2016 Lower GI Disorders, Pediatric FGIMDs

My five year old son Weston has struggled with gastrointestinal symptoms since he was born in 2010. These symptoms began as vomiting, diarrhea, failure to thrive, malabsorption syndrome, and 

GABRIEL'S PERSONAL STORY

February 15, 2016 Hirschsprung's Disease, Pediatric FGIMDs

My nephew, Gabriel, who is now 6 years old, was diagnosed with Hirschprung’s disease  when he was born. Only three days after he was born doctors had to perform an emergency descending colostomy because of the magnitude of his obstruction. Everything went wrong from there. We live in Col

JOVAAN'S PERSONAL STORY

February 15, 2016 Pseudo-obstruction, Pediatric FGIMDs

I am Michele Wilson from Simi Valley, California and I am a single mom. My seven year old son, Jovaan started having gastroenterologist intestinal problems when he was 4 months old. We were living in Florida when my son was first born and I remember my son would cry often, especially after I nursed him

SOPHIA'S PERSONAL STORY

February 15, 2016 Pediatric FGIMDs

Sophia Grace Dummer was born on May 20, 2011 at 7:00 AM, at 32 weeks gestation.  She was baby B in a set of triplets.  At 2 days old she was diagnosed with Ileal Atresia and had her first surgery.  We were then told that she acquired strictures and would need another surgery.  H