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.
Connecticut’s new car seat law is effective October 1, 2017. You may have questions about what, exactly, is changing and how you can best prepare. Connecticut Children’s Safe Kids Connecticut Coordinator, Luis Rivera, a certified passenger safety technician, shares everything you need to know about the law and what you need to do to keep […]
Connecticut Children’s Medical Center is committed to being a place where the pain of medical treatment is minimized as much as possible. Although we may not be able to take away all the pain, we will make every effort to reduce it. At Connecticut Children’s, expert medical care and comfort go together. In honor of […]
In honor of Pain Week, Emily Wakefield, Psy.D., Pediatric Psychologist and Medical Educator in Connecticut Children’s Division of Pediatric Psychology and Pain and Palliative Medicine, shares recent developments in the field and why she chose a career focused on pediatrics and pain management. Why did you decide to enter the field of pain medicine? Chronic […]
Getting to the Starting Line In a few years of traveling in the van with my Folk Rock/Americana band called Parsonsfield, I’ve had the privilege to see nearly every interstate highway in the U.S. through a bug splattered windshield and smokey, sticker laden green rooms of rock halls and theaters. But van life and travel […]
Written by Robert Ffrench, grateful patient My name is Robert K. Ffrench and I am a graduating patient of Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. I was originally sent to this medical facility when I had a stroke at the age of 8 years old due to my sickle cell disease, after another hospital (which won’t be […]