bowel group for kids


Vision

That all children born with an anorectal malformation or Hirschsprung's disease have the opportunity to be supported throughout their life by the BGK

Mission

For all parents of children born with a bowel disorder to be able to say "thank you for being here from the beginning"

through:

Members events:

  • BGK annual conference held in Sydney and video-linked to other statesShort educational sessions held throughout the year at Sydney Children's Hospital Randwick, broadcast live on the BGK private Facebook site
  • BGK annual conference held in Sydney and video-linked to other states
  • Short educational sessions held throughout the year at Sydney Children's Hospital Randwick, broadcast live on the BGK private Facebook site
  • Annual BGK events and social activities, state based
  • Networking support from experienced families caring for a child with HSCR/ARM
  • Some parents with the condition themselves are now sharing their experiences and those of their children
  • Fundraising through Everyday Hero

Online access to:

  • Members within your state
  • Practical articles to support children born with these conditions.
  • Our private Facebook group for parents/carers and clinicians
  • Our private Facebook site for young people with these conditions
  • Information packs for schools
  • Living with Hirschsprung's disease handbook
  • Latest medical research
  • Newsletters

We are very proud that our organisation has been actively supporting the children and the families with these conditions for over 20 years. We have a very strong professional body providing us with the latest most up to date and cutting edge information to support our children.

Our Goal

To be the first point of contact to support parents when their child has been diagnosed with one of these conditions.

Membership is open to new parents, grandparents, health professionals and anyone who has an interest in Hirschsprung's disease or imperforate anus.



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