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.
When Rose Robison first glanced at her daughter Brianna’s Christmas list, she was expecting to find all the trappings of a 15-year-old’s desires: clothes, jewelry, accessories, and so on. What she didn’t anticipate, however, was a written request to meet the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center’s NICU staff at UConn Health in Farmington that saved her […]
You might say Olivia Jackson is a “miracle baby.” Her parents, Daryl and Gabrelle Jackson, certainly feel that way and are beyond grateful for the expert care their daughter received during her first few weeks of life at Connecticut Children’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) in Hartford. “She is a miracle,” said Daryl, who vividly […]
Megan’s first pregnancy was a difficult one. She threw up about three times a day and lost 12 pounds in the process. But the difficulties she endured during her pregnancy did not prepare her or her husband, Paul, for the challenges that lay ahead when their son, Steven, was born prematurely at 27 weeks on […]
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. […]