PCOS Defined By An 8 Year Old Boy

Shortly after I awoke one weekday morning, I found my 8-year old son, Luca, sitting at the kitchen table. As I approached him to kiss him good morning, I noticed he was deep in thought while writing in a notebook. Written at the top of the page was this: PCOS. His words filled the page about a condition I, his mom, have and one that I am passionate about educating and treating other women with. I was amazed at the depth of understanding Luca had for such a complex condition given his young age and impressed with his accuracy. It makes me wonder why if an 8 year old boy understands PCOS, why can’t more health care professionals and the community. Below is what he wrote:


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Comments (3)
  • Anna

    May 10, 2015 at 11:19 am

    Such an amazing boy!! That’s a better understanding of it than I have!! It made me cry!!

  • Claire

    May 15, 2015 at 2:19 pm

    This is amazing! What a bright little boy!!

  • Lisa

    December 18, 2015 at 2:19 pm

    This is wonderful! I love that he cares.

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