Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Resources

Support and Education Groups

Children, adolescents and their families are invited to ongoing support groups to discuss challenges facing kids with motility disorders. Sessions are led by CHOP gastroenterologists, psychologists and staff from the Suzi and Scott Lustgarten Center for GI Motility. Topics vary per support group.

Check our events listing for upcoming sessions.

For Children and Teens

GIKids provides easy to understand information about the treatment and management of these pediatric digestive conditions for children and parents.

Hospital Amenities


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For Parents and Caregivers

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.

The Crohn's and Colitis Foundation is a nonprofit, volunteer-driven organization dedicated to finding the cures for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis

Educational Materials

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.


Screenshot of Anti-inflammatory recipes video

Find anti-inflammatory recipes developed by Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and Drexel University. 

In this video for parents and caregivers, you'll learn about prep instructions for an anorectal manometry exam, what to expect during the procedure and what your child will need to do during the test.

Esophageal manometry is a procedure that measures pressure, sensation and coordination of the esophageal muscles. In this video for parents and caregivers, you'll learn about what you and your child can expect during this procedure and watch as it's performed on a medical mannequin

Learn how to administer a saline, mineral oil or Bisacodyl enema to a child. This video offers parents and caregivers step-by-step instructions. 

In this video series, clinicians in the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia present a overview of NG tubes.


The AAP is committed to the optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.

ALF is a national, nonprofit health agency dedicated to preventing, treating and curing liver diseases through research, education and support groups.

AST is an organization of transplant professionals dedicated to research, education, advocacy and patient care in transplantation science and medicine.

The Celiac Disease Foundation is a non-profit, public benefit corporation dedicated to providing services and support regarding celiac disease and dermatitis herpetiformis.


These guided audio recordings can help create a more peaceful and restful state of mind for parents, caregivers, and adolescent/young adult patients.


Camp Oasis was established by the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation to enrich the lives of children with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.