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

Need a flu shot? Curbside is the way to go

Drive-up vaccinations are now available at more than 40 Spectrum Health locations across West Michigan.

Patient Story

From patient to nurse technician

Christopher Love forged an indomitable spirit in his teenage fight against a rare type of cancer. The experience changed his life—and it's now shaping his career.

Patient Story

‘You are daddy’s favorite thing’

Little Madison Mick provides a shining example to her father on how to persevere.

Patient Story

‘The most terrifying thing we have ever done’

After an extremely complicated pregnancy, Mallory Hoeve delivered a healthy baby girl.  “We know how blessed we are,” she says.

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‘Her spirit is just unbreakable’

Acacia shared her high school graduation ceremony with two special guests—a doctor and dietitian who helped her through kidney disease and a transplant.

Patient Story

Horses make house calls

A special camp delivers happiness on horseback for children who suffer from cancer and blood disorders.

Smiling treats, happy eats

Don’t let mealtimes fall flat with stale, stodgy recipes. Get your kids involved—and get creative.

Patient Story

‘It was opened for my little guy’

Five years after becoming one of the first patients in a new small baby unit, a Michigan kiddo is thriving.

‘Can we please go play?’

Kids are eager to get back out there. Here’s how to do it safely.

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‘A dream come true’

Blue Glass Studios hosts a culinary challenge where kids make pizza with the pros.

Patient Story

Curbside care from the comfort of your car

Spectrum Health pilots new option for routine treatment and vaccinations.

Got pea milk?

Chances are, your local grocery store has a deluge of dairy alternatives. Learn what’s healthy for your children—and what’s not.