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.
Having a child with Autism can pose unique day to day challenges, one of them being feeding. Being able to feed your child is a top priority of all parents, and when feeding becomes difficult a seemingly simple activity can suddenly feel daunting. In an effort to help families feel more equipped to address feeding […]
If you have ever wondered what happens to all of the generous donations made to your local children’s hospital, this is a great example. My daughter is 10 years old, born with multiple disabilities and autism. We spend a lot of time getting care from over 20 different medical specialists at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. […]
Dr. Melissa Held of Connecticut Children’s Division of Infectious Diseases and Immunology, was recently featured in the Town Times for her response to a ‘Letter to the Editor’ titled, “Just Say NO to Vaccines,” written by retired physician and self-described conspiracy theorist, Susan McIntosh. Today, we break down Dr. Held’s response to help separate fact […]