Hi there - I'm new to this site so please bear with me.
My 18 month old daughter has just been diagnosed with JIA in her left knee. Symptoms started about 2 months ago after a series of colds and she can now barely walk at times. Her knee is now permanently bent and limps and leans forwards whenever she tries to walk.
My husband also has RA which started as JIA and he is upset that he has passed it on to her. He has dealt with it all his life and was in and out of hospital as a little boy (I understand JIA is more widely accepted by doctors these days) and so, even though he feels guilty he is more accepting of what may or may not happen to her.
I, on the hand, feel sick everything I think about what might happen to her! Is this a normal reaction for other mums on here or am I going crazy?!x