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 Sharon Napolitano October Is Breast Cancer Awareness Month . . .The American Cancer Society estimates that about 231,840 new cases of invasive breast cancer will be diagnosed in women in the United States in 2015. Sharon Napolitano, a Connecticut Children’s employee, is one of those women. As a new breast cancer survivor, Sharon shares […]
With the recent news of ‘Nashville’ actress Hayden Panettiere entering treatment for Post-Partum Depression, Andrea Smith, mother of two, joins Connecticut Children’s blog to discuss her very own struggle with the disorder and why she hopes others suffering seek professional help. When Connecticut Children’s asked me to write a blog about my experience with Post-Partum […]
11-year-old Annika joins our blog to share why she loves sewing pillows for patients at Connecticut Children’s. I’m Annika and I am 11–years-old. I made a pillow for a family friend, Luke Dunn, after he was diagnosed with cancer a little after his first birthday. I wanted to help everyone in the family at this […]