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.

Help kids build good mental health

Explore these expert tips for promoting an active and positive mindset, even amid challenging times.

‘She’s incredibly talented’

A young rapper named Zah Zah The Great helps spread the message about COVID-19 safety.

Patient Story

‘An amazing kid’

When a brain shunt failed, Austin embarked on a 20-month medical journey.

Patient Story

Back in the game

After suffering severe knee injuries, a mom and her son become rehab buddies.

Patient Story

‘You’d never know’

After little Evelyn Brummel underwent coronary bypass surgery, “It’s amazing how fast she has bounced back.”

‘Patience and vigilance’

As COVID-19 cases surge, health leaders promote vaccines and safety precautions to curb the deadly virus.

Spring has sprung—dig in!

A homegrown garden isn’t just about fresh food. It’s also time well spent on health and fitness.

Patient Story

‘Doggy, doggy, doggy! Here, doggy!’

K-9 officers brighten the day of a girl as she received treatment for cancer at the children's hospital.

Patient Story

‘I look at life with new perspective’

When a high school basketball player collapsed during practice, a coach's quick action saved his life.

Never Eat Soggy Waffles

Remember that fun acronym for points of the compass? It can also point you to some helpful tips for handling picky eaters.

Help kids build healthy habits

A pediatrician offers tips for parents as they aim to help children reach a healthy weight amid a pandemic.

Patient Story

‘A little bit of hope’

Addison Weith’s genes put her at risk for health troubles. Her family’s vigilance during the pandemic has kept her healthy for the longest stretch ever.