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

‘I can do this’

A Michigan teen's confidence and composure helped her navigate the long road to kidney transplant.

Two COVID-19 milestones

Spectrum Health administers 1 million tests and delivers 500,000 vaccines.

Patient Story

A painful pop

When a 14-year-old injured her knee playing softball, surgery and physical therapy helped her on the path back to playing sports.

Lunch line vs. lunch box

Get the skinny on how you can ensure mid-day meals pack a nutritional punch this school year.

Ready for the worst, hoping for the best

Younger, unvaccinated people are key factors in the rapid rise in COVID-19 cases in the hospital, doctors say.

Patient Story

‘Her whole face lit up’

Virtual visits prepare kids and their families for tests and procedures from the comfort of home.

Prepping for the return of the lunchbox

A dietitian shares delicious tips and tactics to make the coming school year run smoothly.

Patient Story

One tough Gus

With a long journey through the NICU behind him, a Michigan toddler has become an inspiration.

Patient Story

The right combination

Mental fortitude and modern medicine are helping a standout athlete battle through inflammatory bowel disease.

4 things to know about backpacks

Make back-to-school shopping a breeze with these expert tips and tricks.

Kids put a lid on it

Local program fits bike helmets for kiddos to promote safe fun.

Patient Story

‘I can do what everyone else can’

A new medication—and a fearless spirit—have changed everything for a Michigan teen battling cystic fibrosis.