Center for Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease Resources
Crohn’s Disease and Your Teen’s Health and Well-Being
Crohn’s disease can take an emotional and physical toll, especially on adolescents. Learn how to help your teen take control of their health and well-being.
How to Give a Subcutaneous Injection Using a Pen
This video from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) demonstrates how IBD patients can give a subcutaneous injection using a pen.
How to Give a Subcutaneous Injection Using a Pre-Filled Syringe
This video from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) demonstrates how IBD patients can give a subcutaneous injection using a pre-filled syringe.
Inflammatory Bowel Disease in Children and Teenagers
This video shares the story of three patients who receive care at the Center for Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).
Stay Connected to the GI Division
Stay up to date with the breakthroughs at the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition. Sign up for the GI & Nutrition Connection Family eNewsletter.
For Parents and Caregivers
American Gastroenterological Association
AGA includes more than 16,000 members from around the globe who are involved in all aspects of the science, practice and advancement of gastroenterology.
Crohn's and Colitis Foundation
The Crohn's and Colitis Foundation is a nonprofit, volunteer-driven organization dedicated to finding the cures for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis
North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (NASPGHAN)
NASPGHAN strives to improve the care of infants, children and adolescents with digestive disorders by promoting advances in clinical care, research and education.
Your Child with Inflammatory Bowel Disease
This book explains the symptoms, diagnoses and treatments associated with IBD, and provides parents with practical advice on how to tell their children about IBD. It also discusses the challenges children may face at school and in their social lives, especially as they grow older.
Patient Family Education
Preparing Your Child for Their Colonoscopy
This short animation will help you and your child prepare for your upcoming colonoscopy visit with CHOP. It will help your child know what to expect on the day of their appointment, who and what they will see, and what will happen before, during, and after their visit.
Preparing Your Child for Their Endoscopy
This short animation will help you and your child prepare for your upcoming endoscopy visit with CHOP. It will help your child know what to expect on the day of their appointment, who and what they will see, and what will happen before, during, and after their visit.
Preparing Your Child for Their Endoscopy and Colonoscopy
This short animation will help you and your child prepare for your upcoming endoscopy and colonoscopy visit with CHOP. It will help your child know what to expect on the day of their appointment, who and what they will see, and what will happen before, during, and after their visit.
Camp Oasis was established by the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation to enrich the lives of children with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.
Bowel Sounds: The Pediatric GI Podcast
In this episode of Bowel Sounds, hosts Drs. Temara Hajjat and Peter Lu talk to Dr. Judith Kelsen about the presentation, evaluation, and management of children with very early onset inflammatory bowel disease (VEO-IBD).
IBD Education Day 2021 Videos
Watch the video presentations given by experts from Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) at our IBD Education Day 2021.
IBD Education Day 2022 Videos
Watch the video presentations given by experts from Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) at our IBD Education Day 2022.
IBD Education Day 2023 Videos
Watch the video presentations given by experts from Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) at our IBD Education Day 2023.
IBD Screening in Primary Care
Pediatric gastroenterologist Betsy Maxwell, MD, MS, talks about the theories as to why IBD is on the rise in children, including an overlap between genetic factors, the immune system, the microbiome, and environmental triggers.
Life Uncommon: Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
Life Uncommon is a video series about children and adolescents with IBD and the professionals who care for them at CHOP.
Developed by doctors and patients, the app includes features that help you and your doctor better understand your IBD treatment.
Nutrition, Microbiome and the Bowel: A Podcast
Lindsey Albenberg, MD, a physician with CHOP's Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition and researcher with CHOP's Center for Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease, was a recent guest on "Dr. M's Women and Children First Podcast."
School and Inflammatory Bowel Disease
IBD symptoms should never get in the way of your child’s success at school. There is a simple way to protect your child’s school experience by creating accommodations for their IBD symptoms and lifestyle.
For Children and Teens
GIKids provides easy to understand information about the treatment and management of these pediatric digestive conditions for children and parents.
Just Like Me Teens with IBD
A dedicated website for teens with IBD powered by the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation. It provides information about life with Crohn's and ulcerative colitis, treatments and research, as well as ways to connect with other teens with IBD, including forums and support groups.
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Is committed to improving the nation's health and advancing the profession of dietetics through research, education and advocacy.
American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
ASPEN is dedicated to improving patient care by advancing the science and practice of clinical nutrition and metabolism.
View a list of recipes created by team members at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).
IBD Family Research Council (FRC)
The Family Research Council (FRC) is a volunteer organization of families raising research dollars for the IBD Center.
Support and Education Groups
IBD Child, Adolescent and Family Support Group
We welcome children, adolescents and families to join us to discuss their concerns and the emotional challenges of living with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.
Monthly IBD Education Classes
The Center for Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) at CHOP offers education classes for our patients of all ages and their families to learn more about IBD. Check out upcoming event and sign up today.
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
The AAP is committed to the optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
The CDC is dedicated to protecting health and promoting quality of life through the prevention and control of disease, injury and disability.
Patient support program offering savings and financial assistance to Entyvio® patients. Call 1-844-ENTYVIO (1-844-368-9846).
ImproveCareNow uses scientific data to drive improvements for kids with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.
Janssen CarePath Savings Program
Eligible patients may pay $5 for Remicade® or Stelara®. Call 1-877-CarePath (877-227-3728).
National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse
NDDIC provides information about digestive diseases, statistics, research and more, from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases.
United Ostomy Associations of America, Inc.
UOAA is an organization that provides support, information and advocacy to ostomates and their caregivers.