If you watch America's Got Talent, you may soon recognize a familiar face! Angelica, one of our transplant patients and a Children's Miracle Network Hospitals Miracle Kid, will unleash her incredible singing when the show returns next week.
With spring in full force, an asthma attack sent Sadie to the hospital. When her wheezing subsided, our Child Life Carnival—complete with a dunk tank, giant bubbles and face-painting—offered the perfect opportunity to head back outside.
"Those cookies, he had been told, did not contain nuts. What happened in the next few minutes changed our lives forever." Through the words of a grieving dad, here's a look at the real dangers of nut allergies.
After three months working with a team of physical, occupational and speech therapists five days a week, six hours each day, Tori—who was crowned prom princess last month—graduated from rehab and headed home.
The teens in our hospitals often miss the chance to attend their high school prom—but not this year. Thanks to a dedicated team of volunteers and staff, patients traded hospital gowns for ball gowns and danced the night away in the Child Life Zone!
Sydney was born with a coarctation of the aorta, ASD and VSD. Every year on her "heartiversary"—the anniversary of her full repair—this little warrior collects donations for fellow patients. This year, the response was so overwhelming, Sydney needed a U-Haul!
Ask any patient or family about the friends they’ve made during their time at Children’s, and a child life specialist is likely to be at the top of the list. See how child life makes Children’s the special place it is.
Since her first day of nursing school, Ashley knew she wanted to care for our kids. This summer, she will start her dream job as a nurse in the Scottish Rite PICU. In her own words, "It will be the greatest day of my life!"
While Taylor spent 105 days fighting life-threatening injuries sustained in car accident, her mom stayed faithfully by her side—day and night. Four surgeries and countless overnights at Egleston and Scottish Rite later, this dynamic duo headed home just in time for Mother’s Day.
While playing in the yard of his family's home in an Atlanta suburb, Levi was struck twice on the hand by a copperhead snake. In this blog post, his mom recalls the quick decisions that helped save her son.
Last night, Jimmy Kimmel shared that his newborn son has a congenital heart defect. For expectant parents who may be wondering about their own little ones, here are five questions to ask at the 20-week ultrasound.
Our volunteers are some of the most dedicated people we know. Olivia, a volunteer in the PACU, is no exception. Later this summer, she’ll turn her passion for caring for kids into a career when she begins nursing school at Emory University!
At just 2 years old, Brooklyn was diagnosed with central and obstructive sleep apnea, conditions which make sleeping tough. Now—with help from a CPAP machine decorated with princess stickers—she sleeps soundly until morning!
Get your capes ready! Our Strong4Life Superhero Sprint, a 5K and 1-mile fun run benefiting our child wellness movement, returns to Piedmont Park on June 3. Grab your family, dog and best superhero costume, and we hope to see you there!