Infertility is a broad term. But it’s usually defined as not conceiving a pregnancy after a year of trying. The good news is that for most people with Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis (inflammatory bowel disease, or IBD), fertility isn’t affected. The rates of infertility seem to be about the same as that for anyone…
Welcome to IBDMoms
We are moms with IBD and we’ve created a safe space for other moms affected by IBD to share their journeys with each other. #IBDMoms IBDMoms started with a hashtag. The IBDMoms is a safe space for moms affected by IBD to come and commune, chat and cry, ask and answer, laugh and laugh some…
IBDMoms Fall 2021 Video Collage
Happy Fall! We are excited to share warmth and joy from our IBDMoms and their families in this video scrapbook! Be sure to turn your sound on and enjoy!
IBDMoms: Your Moment For Advocacy
Quite often, during our journeys in motherhood, we find that we are called to some action. It’s usually in defense of our families and their needs. Whether we know it or not, advocacy is a big part of motherhood. More so when it comes to IBDMotherhood or mothering while affected by a chronic condition. We…
Autoimmune Summit: Policies Impacting Autoimmune Patients
IBDMoms co-founders, Brooke Abbott and Amber Tresca, were proud to be speakers at the inaugural Autoimmune Summit! The summit was sponsored by the Autoimmune Association and took place on October 15 and 16. There were more than 50+ speakers and 23 educational and empowering sessions.
Share Your Fall Photos
Fall celebrations and holidays offer unique ways to enjoy family time. From raking leaves to decorating in fall colors to Halloween costumes: families come together in all kinds of ways. We want to share your family with the IBD community!
Equity In IBD Patient Symposium
For the first time since March 2020, the IBDMoms were together again in Washington, DC. Normally we are in DC to advocate for people with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD, Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, and indeterminate colitis) and other conditions with legislators. This time, however, we were present for Equity In IBD.
IBD and Your Period
Having inflammatory bowel disease (IBD, Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, or indeterminate colitis) may affect the menstrual cycle. Menstruating people should be aware of the changes that may occur over a lifetime of living with IBD.
IBDMoms Holiday Gift Guide
Moms are busy people, especially during the holiday season. It’s no different this year, only many of us are choosing to do more of our holiday shopping online. The IBDMoms are here to help with this gift guide! Here you’ll find gift ideas for the kids, for partners, and for ourselves, from small businesses owned…
Calling All IBDMoms: Share Why You’re Thankful
As we continue to make our way through the pandemic, lockdowns, and another virus surge, we are all looking for ways to stay hopeful. We’re staying at home and possibly forgoing a meal with extended family this Thanksgiving. But that doesn’t mean we need to feel alone or apart from our community.