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.
Below is the testimony of Connecticut Children’s Medical Center to the Transportation Committee regarding HB 6956, An Act Concerning the Use of Child Restraint Systems. My name is Luis Rivera, Program Coordinator, Injury Prevention Center at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. I am submitting testimony in support of this proposed legislation because it would help protect […]
The Howard family shares a message of thanks to Connecticut Children’s Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders following their son’s last chemo. Our son Gage recently finished his last chemo on September 18th. We would like to thank all of the wonderful staff at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center! Our world was turned upside down in July […]
Becky, shares her son Christopher’s inspiring story and why he wanted to give back to fellow patients at Connecticut Children’s this holiday season. We brought Chris to the ER in January 2015 after he was unable to walk. Doctors found a tumor on his spine which began a whirlwind of scans, needles and a hospital stay […]
By Melissa Wert, a grateful mom I snapped this photo moments before Nick took Ryan back into the OR, and held his little hands while his 31″, 27lb body went stiff and he succumbed to the anesthesia gas mask attached to his tiny face. The patient advocate at Connecticut Children’s was nice enough to smear […]
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. […]
Shared by Kristin Muraca, CHD Survivor and patient of Connecticut Children’s Adult Congenital Heart Program In anticipation of the New York Congenital Heart Walk this weekend, Kristin shares her story and that of her “heart twin” Jennifer, who together are raising awareness and funds for Adult Congenital Heart Defects. Twins; neither identical nor fraternal, not born […]