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

Back to being a kid

Young cancer survivor gets back to living her best life.

Rise and dine

Optimize your breakfast game with smart food swaps and meal timing.

A changing awareness

New initiatives aim to address racial disparities in the identification of skin disorders.

‘Keep it simple’

As kids enter their tween and teen years, take time for frequent, focused chats about substance abuse.

Keep winter fun safe for kids

The right equipment and a few simple safety precautions can help your little ones avoid serious injury.

‘The most powerful medicine’

Consider a whole food, plant-based diet as a leading tool to help fight disease and improve health.

Patient Story

Tiny babies in ugly sweaters

Premature babies in the NICU get dressed up for the holidays.

‘It gives people hope’

A young cancer survivor is joined by family and friends in delivering a caravan of toys to the children's hospital.

‘He could thrive’

A school nurse looks beneath the surface to help a 12-year-old boy overcome health challenges in middle school.

‘A powerful moment’

Community members light up the night for kids in the children's hospital.

Hand hygiene 101

Time to add a bit of scented soap and ABCs to your hand-washing game?

Patient Story

‘Moving and grooving’

After spending his first months of life in the NICU, Axle Lensky and his family celebrate his first year at home in trademark fashion—a luau-themed dance party.