We have an FC Cincinnati home match today and Aiden, one of our incredible Champion Kids, will serve as Honorary Referee! Aiden is 11 years old and has had a long medical journey already. When he was 11 months old, his parents noticed he leaned to one side, leading to numerous trips to his primary care doctor and a referral to the Cincinnati Children's Crawford Spine Center. He had a 70 degree...
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A little rain couldn’t dampen the spirits of riders participating in our annual BeWell Bike Camp! This year marks the camp’s second year, where children with disabilities were given the opportunity to achieve a very popular therapy goal: mobility. The week-long camp is hosted by the Cincinnati Children’s Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy and consisted of 75-minute daily training...
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A little rain couldnt dampen the spirits of riders participating in our
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From the day they first opened their doors in 1942, the gift shops of Cincinnati Children's have played a vital role in supporting programming across the hospital. To date, the Junior Co-operative Society has raised more than $7.4 million for programs including a high-risk maternity clinic, suicide prevention programs, and 3-D imaging within the Cardiology Department through sales at the two...
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From the day they first opened their doors in 1942 the gift

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Our friends at Great Clips were back at it again, giving our patients and families a free summer cut! Their stylists visit our Family Resource Center every month to give haircuts free of charge to those who are unable to leave the medical center. We can’t thank them enough for spending time with us this week!
Our friends at Great Clips were back at it again giving our
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If your children have a gastrointestinal condition, you’ll want to read today’s post from the first author of a new research study. In short, scientists have tissue-engineered human colons in the lab, opening a gateway to other research projects considered undoable just a year ago.
If your children have a gastrointestinal condition youll want to read todays

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The US Senate is releasing its version of the American Health Care Act (AHCA) today and is seeking a vote before the July 4th holiday. Cincinnati Children’s along with the five other Ohio children’s hospitals continue to advocate for healthcare for all children, including the over 30 million children who rely on Medicaid for coverage. Cincinnati Children’s will always be a loud voice for...
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GOP health care bill could hamstring local families' options

Although the president has been vocal about his stance that the Affordable Care Act created "victims" unable to afford the life-saving coverage they needed, ...

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Conversations with young girls about puberty can be tough for parents to start, but Dr. Breech says it's all about talking early and often. Find opportunities to talk about one thing at a time and establish your credibility as a source of good information. These conversation starters can help you find the right time to start the conversation and keep it going: [ Wp.me Link ]
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Say CHEESE!! There was a lot going on at the hospital today and we had so much fun capturing the action for National Selfie Day! Even a few of our wonderful visitors got in on the fun! How are you celebrating #NationalSelfieDay?
Say CHEESE There was a lot going on at the hospital today
Look who we found at Costco! Zion and his sister Zhania have been involved with Children's Miracle Network Hospitals for years, and right now, Zion is featured on CMN branded boxes of Cheerios at Costco locations across the country!

We're so proud of this young man and his sister - both of whom have sickle cell disease and a heart condition called restrictive cardiomyopathy. They had heart...
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Look who we found at Costco Zion and his sister Zhania have
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Many toys, including fidget spinners, have the potential to cause serious harm to children. While it’s not realistic to think that we can prevent all injuries from happening, following these five safety tips from Dr. Kaul may help avoid a trip to the doctor or ED:
Many toys including fidget spinners have the potential to cause serious harm

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Our Champion Ethan will serve as the Honorary Referee at tonight’s FC Cincinnati match! Ethan is 9 years old, and was born with Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH), which happens when a baby’s diaphragm doesn't completely close during development. This hole in the diaphragm allows abdominal organs to push up into the chest cavity, limiting the growth of the lungs and often also causing heart...
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Our Champion Ethan will serve as the Honorary Referee at tonights FC
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This summer, we are excited to invite siblings, parents, family and friends of kids who have special developmental and medical needs to an event called The Sibling Symposium. The event is July 15 from 9am to noon and will be a fun, social and educational event focused on supporting the special relationship between brothers and sisters and their sibling with special needs.

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We celebrated our Cincinnati Children's Champions families this evening at Kings Island and had so much fun! Thank you to everyone who joined us!
We celebrated our Cincinnati Childrens Champions families this evening at Kings Island
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Our food services team is looking for feedback about the food we offer and some new ideas they're considering for our cafes. We need more family feedback and would love to have your participation! The link below will take you to a survey all about food options and preferences. On the very first question, "Base Cafe" is the cafeteria at Main Campus. Liberty and College Hill are at the bottom of...
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Making story time more interactive (rather than simply reading the words aloud) has the potential to significantly improve kids' cognitive development. Read how in today's blog post from Dr. Hutton:
Making story time more interactive rather than simply reading the words aloud

Interactive Reading With Kids May Increase Cognitive Development

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Help us make Father’s Day extra special for the dads who will here with their children this weekend. How? Click the link below to choose and personalize an e-card that we will print and deliver to a dad on Sunday along with a Busken Bakery cookie! The more e-cards we get, the more we deliver, so please let others know that they can help too! The cards are available until midnight on Wednesday,...
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Summertime is a great time to give back to Cincinnati Children's, which is why we are starting a new tradition called “Joy in June Drop-off Day!” TUESDAY from 3pm-7:30pm you can drop off new toys, games, crafts, and gift cards at the circle drive outside Location B at our Burnet Campus. These gifts will help keep our kids busy throughout the summer season. If you need a few gift ideas, check...
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Today marks the beginning of a new partnership with FC Cincinnati where our Champion Kids will be featured during pre-game and halftime festivities. Our first “Honorary Referee” is Brayden, a soon-to-be 1st grader who is super smart, outgoing and loves sports! Brayden was 2 days old when he was admitted to the NICU after he was diagnosed with Hirschsprung's Disease. He had a major operation...
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Today marks the beginning of a new partnership with FC Cincinnati where
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Wow, you guys did it! Thanks to everyone who made a gift to our Spring Campaign, as well as a $25,000 match by Andrew Whitworth and his family, we were able to raise more than $55,000! Every dollar supports our commitment to help kids like Abby and their families thrive.
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Puppies on Parade! We were thrilled to be a part of the Cincinnati Reds' "Bark in the Park" celebration. Our facility dogs Leica and Chevy were honored as Grand Marshals for tonight's parade!
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