During cold and influenza season it is necessary for Nationwide Children’s to take extra precautions to protect the health of our high-risk inpatients by restricting certain inpatient visitors from entering select inpatient units.
Vaccines work by stimulating the immune system to fight against infections and are a mainstay of pediatric prevention around the world. They are effective because they often fight against multiple types of infections, they have long lasting effects and they benefit both the individual receiving
Sometimes, when a baby is born too early and their lungs aren’t developed enough, they need to be given oxygen through a machine in order to breathe. Unfortunately, over time, this can damage the lung’s fragile airways and air sacks, ultimately leading to a condition called bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD).
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Duchenne muscular dystrophy is a genetically inherited, terminal disease of the muscles that steals boys’ lives typically by their third decade of life. Currently, there is no cure for Duchenne and only supportive treatments to increase both quality and quantity of life can be employed. Read More
Dealing with the health care system can be frustrating no matter who you are, or how healthy you tend to be. Think, though, of the children who have long-term, serious conditions. A child with cerebral palsy, for example, may need special equipment just to survive. Read More
This story was shared by a Justice associate about her journey with Nationwide Children’s in support of the Give Hope Campaign. Eight years ago, Robyn and her husband, Jason, were delighted with the news of her pregnancy. Read More
Guest post written by Megan Mompher, mom to Blake I have never been as scared in my life as the moment when I found out my unborn son had spina bifida. Blake’s future was unknown and my husband and I had no idea what to expect. Read More
Yesterday we introduced you to the Mompher family, whose son Blake was born with spina bifida and needed to be transported to Nationwide Children’s within hours of his birth. Care for babies like Blake is carefully planned out months in advance. Read More
We start taking care of many patients before they are even born. All this week, we’re taking you on a journey with one of those babies. Nationwide Children’s spent 5 months documenting key moments in the lives of the Mompher family. Read More
Benjamin Miller filmed his son’s first year, posted the video online on his wife’s birthday and the beautiful touching story went viral on YouTube with currently more than 7 million views. Ward finally got to go home after spending more than 100 days in our NICU. Read More