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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I am a NICU mom. For the past 175 days, I have been a NICU mom. I have watched my daughter grow and thrive inside the walls of Nationwide Children’s Hospital. I have ridden the NICU rollercoaster, with all of its ups and downs, and it has been a tumultuous, bumpy ride. Read More
The Nationwide Children’s Hospital Columbus Marathon & ½ Marathon is about much more than running or walking an incredible distance. It’s about 24 Miracle Mile Patient Champions who have shared their stories to inspire you. Read More
At 24 days old, my little girl developed necrotizing enterocolitis and was transferred in the middle of the night to Nationwide Children’s. It was at that moment that I became eternally grateful to have a top neonatology department so close to home. Read More
Funded through support from our local NHL hockey team, the Family Resource Center offers a place of respite for families – where they can quietly relax, exercise, do laundry, take a shower, use a computer – all within a short walk of their child’s bedside. Read More