Connecticut Children's Blog
Connecticut Children's Blog provides important perspective on pediatric health from the same voices that care for our patients at Connecticut Children's Medical Center.
By Jennifer Zarrilli, Registered Dietitian at Connecticut Children’s We all know kids and sugar can be one troublesome combination. Aside from the rush of energy that inevitably results in tears or a nap, refined sugar is just altogether no good for both adults and children. Now everyone deserves a sweet treat once in a while, […]
*Editor’s Note* Every year, patient David Newman hosts a lemonade stand to help purchase special bottles for babies with cleft lips. Born with a cleft lip himself, David understands just how important these bottles can be. Below is a thank you letter from a family who directly benefited from his Lemonade Stand. Finding out that […]
It was a Mother’s Day Angela Negron will never forget. The day started with hugs and kisses from her husband and 4-year-old daughter Ariana. Negron was also 22 weeks pregnant with her second daughter at the time and couldn’t wait to meet the newest addition to her family. Turns out, baby Daniella couldn’t wait either. […]