Children's Health

From newborn to adulthood, your children count on you to keep them healthy, strong and thriving. Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital experts help you stay in-the-know while your kids are on-the-grow.

Back on track

Intense rehab helps high school sprinter Allie Delost overcome a severe hamstring injury—just in time for an impressive showing at state finals.

Gettin’ the rear in gear

Survivors, friends and family members join annual 5K to raise awareness of colorectal cancer.

Milk, demystified

Whole, 2% or 1%? Cow's milk or plant-based? Here's what you need to know when weighing the many options.

Concussions hit beyond the gridiron

Many sports present a risk of head injury. Spotting a problem early—and providing quick treatment—helps ensure the best possible outcome.

‘We can all play a role’

Sometimes, a simple question is the best way to begin connecting with someone who may struggle with thoughts of suicide: 'Are you OK?'

Reap the benefits of tomatoes

The harvest bounty offers a wonderful opportunity to boost your nutrition with some creative dishes.

A reunion of the tiniest fighters

Families and NICU care team members gather to celebrate health, happiness and promising futures.

Patient Story

‘Yes, I can do this again’

When twin hockey players faced debilitating hip pain, minimally invasive surgery helped them return to the ice rink.

‘I’m proud of myself’

With help from a pediatric psychologist, a Michigan teen identifies anxiety as the source of her severe pain. Together, they've shaped her strategy for wellness.

Signs of sepsis

A pediatric emergency medicine doctor provides helpful insights for parents and caregivers.

Small steps to improve mental health

Even a slight bit of daily activity can make a difference when coping with depression or anxiety.

Patient Story

‘A prosperous, blessed life’

For Trevor Freeman, 16, a lifelong battle with sickle cell disease hasn't stymied his ambitions for golf glory.