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.

Patient Story

‘Let’s do this’

Medication failed to control an upbeat 6-year-old’s seizures. A rare brain surgery restored her health, allowing her to flourish.

Safety ahoy

Kids and their families love boats. Here’s how to keep everyone safer on the water.

Build a safer summer campfire

As the warm season sets in, learn how to keep your family safe from outdoor burn hazards.

Patient Story

The miraculous Marley

An energetic 6-year-old is leading the way in treatment for a rare genetic mutation.

Patient Story

The amazing brothers Blain

Daxton, 2, and Sawyer, 4, battle a rare genetic disease with a team of specialists and the calming power of music.

Patient Story

‘A super happy little kid’

When 3-year-old Grayson had cataracts removed from both eyes, his parents wondered: Would he be able to see?

Patient Story

‘Pure joy and celebration’

Eight-month-old Axle enjoys a special luau in the NICU prior to going home after a lengthy hospital stay.

Patient Story

Dinosaur visit is ‘pure happiness’ for kids

A life-like Allosaurus named Allie and a T-Rex called Ripley visit young patients at Helen DeVos Children's Hospital.

Master the summer snack

Rather than heralding junk food and sodas, summertime should usher in fresh produce and healthy, on-the-go snacks.

Patient Story

Finding answers and hope

Genetic testing helps the family of a Michigan boy dig deeper into his unique health challenges.

Help kids build healthy minds

As summer sets in and kids get back to the business of play, take time to check in on their emotions.

Patient Story

‘Maybe this will help other kids’

Fourteen-year-old Tara Sweet noticed her COVID-19 symptoms improving after she received monoclonal antibody therapy.