Pompe community

Toddlers Can Experience Chronic Pain, Too

Recently, I reached out to some other moms in our Pompe family to ask about a concern I’ve had for a while. I’ve noticed my 4-year-old son, Cayden, is complaining of pain more than ever. It’s mainly in his legs, but I assume he gets aches and pains elsewhere.

Why I Choose to Share Our Story

When you have a child, you have so many concerns and thoughts. One came up soon after I had my son, Cayden, four years ago. He was diagnosed with infantile-onset Pompe disease at just 1 month. At the time, I had no clue whether I wanted others to know his…

Finding Our Pompe Family, Thanks to the Odds

When you hear the word “family,” who do you think of? Most people think of their immediate family and relatives, such as parents, siblings, grandparents, aunts, uncles, and cousins. However, this word means so much more to me. After a rare disease diagnosis, we often…