Children who begin their HPV vaccine on time now only need 2 shots.

Two-Dose HPV Vaccine

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Hey teens! Dr. Paula Cody has the lowdown on personal hygiene for your private parts.

Self-care for “down there”

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Congratulations to Kelby Crotty for earning All-America status in the javelin at the 2016 AAU Club National Championships!

Young Athlete Earns All-America Honors While Dealing with Type 1 Diabetes

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We hope you never have to come and see us, but if something happens, we are here 24/7 in our newly expanded Pediatric Emergency Department. Learn more: uwhealthkids.org/33824
What does it mean if your little boy wants to wear dresses? Or your tomboy girl refuses to? Dr. Jennifer Rehm, co-medical director of the Pediatric and Adolescent Transgender Health Clinic at the American Family Children's Hospital weighs in on how to best support your child.

Could My Kid Be Transgender?

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Dr. Paula Cody explains what bipolar disorder is and why a proper diagnosis is critical.

Bipolar Disorder

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We would like to thank Tomorrow's Hope for their years of continued support and for this year’s donation of $14,780 to support our Therapeutic Message Program, Music Therapy Program and Emergency Department Child Life Program.

Tomorrow's Hope

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Colder weather means dry, chapped skin. But there are things parents can do to help, including these four simple habits (and they work for adults, too!)

Winter Dry Skin

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Are you cheering for a Wisconsin Football win in the Cotton Bowl Classic? #OnWisconsin #UWKidsCancer
The Badger State Tractor Pullers raised $39,050 for the American Family Children’s Hospital at their annual benefit tractor pull. The pullers donate back their winnings along with raffles, food sales and an auction. Thank you!
Congrats to Dr. Sondel! This award recognizes his decades of work in developing immunotherapies for childhood cancers. He has published more than 370 scientific articles and chapters, and many of these studies have moved into clinical testing.

Paul Wins Prestigious Award for Pioneering Cancer Research

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Happy Holidays from our home to yours! ❄

With love,
American Family Children's Hospital
This is 7-year-old Tristan celebrating a successful soft palate surgery at American Family Children's Hospital! His only holiday wish is to be "Internet Famous" by Christmas. Help make his wish come true by SHARING this video!
These tiny tots are all dressed up in their holiday finest. Axel and August are both home for the holidays after recently graduating from the NICU!
Do your holiday grocery shopping at Metcalfe's Market and support American Family Children's Hospital while you're at it!

Present this coupon (printed or on your phone) to save 5% on your purchase and Metcalfe's Market will donate another 5% to AFCH. Please ‘SHARE’ with friends and family to spread the word.
The holidays can be a time of fun and lots of festivities, but they can also be stressful for both adults and kids. Winter break, traveling to see family, late nights with friends can all take their toll.

Helping Kids Manage the Anxiety and Stress of the Holidays

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Good news: Timmy Twinkle's prognosis looks like he'll make it back to the North Pole for the holidays!

Bad news: We're not sure if he's on Santa's naughty or nice list.
Santa and his elves from Madison Fire Fighters Local 311 payed us a jolly visit!

Every year, Local 311 donates funds to buy gifts for our patients. This marks the 57th year that Santa and the Local 311 elves have visited kids at the children’s hospital.
Dr. Paula Cody shares the symptoms to watch for and how to protect your family from this viral illness.

Down in the Dumps with the Mumps

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