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.
Samantha and Raymond Esposito share a message of thanks with the staff who cared for their 2-month-old son during an unexpected 5 day inpatient stay at the medical center. To the staff at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, My husband and I just wanted to take a minute to thank everyone who helped us and our son […]
Megan Lefevre’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 […]
By Eliza Kanner, HuskyTHON On February 18 more than 2,500 HuskyTHON participants will dance all through the night. They will spend 18 hours on their feet, dancing to raise funds for Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. When I spoke to Crystal Torraco on a Sunday afternoon, she was enjoying a day off after spending the previous […]
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 […]
My twin and I were born six weeks prematurely, weighing less than seven pounds combined. These special circumstances surrounding my birth have helped to shape my passion for medicine. For as long as I can remember, I have always dreamed of becoming an obstetrician and working with moms and their newborns. My internship with the […]