PATIENT STORY

‘Don’t wait to get help’

After seeking treatment for addiction during her pregnancy, a mom shares a message of hope and recovery.

September 4, 2017 4

Cookies, apples or yogurt? Not always a simple choice for kids

Snack preferences drive buying decisions, but brands and allowance also play a part.

September 3, 2017 0

Cuddle power

Like hugs and snuggles? Most of us do—including babies.

September 2, 2017 7

Back to school means back to sports

An athletic trainer offers her top tips to ensure student athletes avoid injuries.

August 31, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

Picture that!

The ArtPrize Mobile Workshop brings fun and creative activities to the kids at Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital.

August 30, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

It’s back to school for children’s hospital

Young patients experience that back-to-school feeling with an afternoon of fun activities.

August 29, 2017 0

Infant formula: Mixing it right is crucial

Pediatric experts raise the alarm: The wrong powder-to-water ratio can lead to serious deficiencies in babies.

August 27, 2017 0

Young breakfast skippers lack vital nutrients

Calcium, iron and folate may be shortchanged when morning meal is missed.

August 27, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

‘God wasn’t finished telling her story’

Two years after a terrible car crash, Kathryn Dotas returns to the pediatric intensive care unit to thank the team that saved her life.

August 25, 2017 7
PATIENT STORY

Knocking cancer out of the park

Seventeen children's hospital patients became celebrities for the night with the West Michigan Whitecaps.

August 25, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

The smallest survivor

Born premature, tiny and with a serious heart defect, Elliot Dykstra overcame tough odds.

August 25, 2017 10

Calm back-to-school nerves

Follow these easy steps to help your child manage jitters before the first bell rings.

August 24, 2017 0