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  • Immunizations and IBD for Parents


    Vaccines are safe to give to kids and teens with IBD and won't make their symptoms worse. Here are the ones they need.

  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease Factsheet (for Schools) for Parents


    What teachers should know about inflammatory bowel disease, and what teachers can do to help students with IBD succeed in school.

  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease for Kids


    It's normal to get a stomachache once in a while, but some kids have something more serious called inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Find out more about it.

  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease for Teens


    Inflammatory bowel disease is an ongoing illness caused by an inflammation of the intestines. There are two kinds of IBD: Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.

  • Transition of Care: Inflammatory Bowel Disease for Parents


    Most teens with IBD should transition to an adult health care provider when they're between 18 and 21 years old. Here's how parents can help them do that.

  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease for Parents


    Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) refers to two chronic diseases that cause intestinal inflammation: ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease. Although they have features in common, there are some important differences.

  • Crohn's Disease for Parents


    Crohn's disease is a chronic condition that causes parts of the bowel to get red and swollen. The goal of treatment is to relieve symptoms, prevent other problems, and avoid flare-ups.

  • Ulcerative Colitis for Parents


    Ulcerative colitis is a type of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that happens only in the colon. It causes the inner lining of the colon to get red and swollen with sores called ulcers.

  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome Factsheet (for Schools) for Parents


    What teachers should know about IBS, and how to help students who have it.

  • Digestive System - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents


    Conditions that affect the intestines, liver, pancreas, and other organs in the digestive tract.