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.

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‘An extension of our family’

Advanced practice providers deliver medical care to rural areas—and build strong relationships with patients along the way.

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Like father, like son—times two

Two doctors in the pediatric oncology-hematology fellowship are following in their dads' medical footsteps.

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Finding comfort and joy

Through the rigors of leukemia treatment, music therapy helped 14-year-old Nora discover a gift for music and song writing.

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As cute as can be

Two women crafted 130 costumes so any parent who wanted to celebrate Halloween could choose an outfit for their little one.

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‘The perfect match’

Facing end-stage heart failure at age 19, Nick Jaenicke held on long enough to receive a donor heart—just like his brother and grandfather before him.

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‘The finishing touch’

A teen gets a new chin—to match his new jaw—with a breakthrough surgical technique.

It’s a fall thing: Time for flu shots

A vaccine today boosts your odds of staying healthy in the chilly months ahead.

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Mending a heart

Born with a complex heart defect, Andrew Christensen grew up wondering what kind of future awaited him. Thirty years later, he has plans.

An outside-the-box Halloween

With a little creativity and advance planning, there's plenty of spooky fun to be had.

The fresh-air solution

Ventilation emerges as a key weapon for staying healthy in the time of COVID-19.

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NICU newborns take center stage

New video technology lets families stay connected with their babies—anytime, anywhere.

‘Let’s go play’

Remember to work in vigorous physicial activity daily for kiddos.