THEA’S PERSONAL STORY

I was in highschool since my acid reflux started. It makes me sad that i couldnt eat foods that i want. Then one day i have experience stomachache, hearburns and i feel like something is stuck in my throat. I couldnt eat properly,I am really suffering with this kind of illness. I went to the […]

ANONYMOUS’S PERSONAL STORY

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 […]

WESTON’S PERSONAL STORY

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 acid reflux. The doctors first suggested that we eliminate certain foods in my diet because I was strictly breastfeeding. There were very few symptom changes with my food eliminations. […]

JOVAAN’S PERSONAL STORY

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 […]

GABRIEL’S PERSONAL STORY

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 Colombia, South America, and doctors have proven […]

SOPHIA’S PERSONAL STORY

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.  Her third […]