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.
Today is #GivingTuesday, a global event where people make donations and show support for nonprofit organizations working to improve our world…organizations like Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. Whether it’s a little girl with a rare blood disease, a newborn with a heart defect or a seven-year-old boy facing cancer, there is hope here because you were […]
This #GivingTuesday, you have the power to make more tomorrows possible … Michael was born three months before his due date. At that age, a baby faces dire health challenges and Michael was no exception, weighing just 2 pounds, 2 ounces. This beautiful little boy underwent multiple brain surgeries, experienced bleeding in his lungs and […]
By Nick Bennett, MBBChir, PhD, co-director of Antimicrobial Stewardship at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center This week is “Get Smart” week, the annual CDC-led effort to help us all “Get Smart” about the use of antibiotics. As an infectious disease doctor I get to use antibiotics all the time – in fact I get to use […]
Nicholas’s father joins our blog to share his son’s story and help raise awareness of epilepsy. The boy in the picture is my son Nicholas. He is 7 years old and was diagnosed with infantile spasms around 6 months of age. He had 50 to 60+ seizures a day for about 2 1/2 years straight. […]