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.

Learn to love yourself

A psychologist shares her guidance for how to guard against an unhealthy body image and live a better life.

Patient Story

‘My little birthday gift’

The West Michigan Vaccine Clinic opens at DeVos Place in downtown Grand Rapids.

‘It’s a marathon’

During the COVID-19 pandemic, school and health leaders work to meet student needs while keeping safety top of mind.

Tips to stay active all winter

Dust off your running shoes and don your jacket—a little physicality is the best way to ward off midwinter miseries.

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‘The best opportunity’

An array of pediatric specialists has assembled to help a toddler reach his greatest potential amid the challenges of cerebral palsy.

Patient Story

‘A fresh start’

A baby girl arrives a few days early to claim the title of first baby of the new year at Spectrum Health.

Patient Story

Top stories of 2020

Get a dose of inspiration by exploring our most extraordinary tales of heroism and medical miracles.

Patient Story

Two classics make a comeback

The top baby names of 2020 include many longtime favorites.

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‘We’ll get through this’

Jack Hood, 14, can't control his muscles due to dystonia. Neurologists hope deep brain stimulation can help him.

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‘Best gift ever’

Santa visits the tiniest patients at the children's hospital to spread holiday cheer.

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Visits with Santa go virtual

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Mr. and Mrs. Claus enjoy a Zoom visit with patients at the children’s hospital.

Don’t let COVID-19 cloud the holidays

A psychologist shares her top suggestions for how to make celebrations special while still being safe.