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.
My favorite part of summer is of course, the fresh fruit! Peaches, cherries, blueberries, watermelon…it all just sounds and tastes so delicious. And the best part…? It’s all very healthy for you! Summer is the perfect time of year to introduce these fruits to your family and it’s very easy to incorporate into your daily […]
Children, adolescents and even adults can’t seem to get enough of the new, augmented reality game, Pokemon Go. The phone app has taken over news headlines and swept the nation by storm since launching on July 6. With more than 21 million daily users, chances are that your child has either heard of the game […]
Nine-year-old Ted Simons wasn’t even born when his parents, Bruce and Betsy Simons of West Hartford, began making treatment plans for his left foot. In 2005, when his mother was pregnant with twin boys, she learned during a prenatal visit that Ted had clubfoot, a condition in which at least one foot is twisted inward […]
By Kelly Ray I just got back from an awesome trip to Washington, DC with my mother and my older sister. We were there to attend Speak Now for Kids Family Advocacy Day with Dr. Jim Shmerling, Ann Taylor and Jane Baird, the CEO, Chief Administrative Officer, and Senior Director of Government Relations at Connecticut […]