“When I was a kid, I wanted to be a fire fighter like my dad. Then I realized that was not for me, but knew I would end up in healthcare. My senior year of high school, my best friend encouraged me to read a book and one of the characters was a nurse. The nurse’s relationship with her patients inspired me to be a nurse and I’ve never looked back. Working in the emergency department can be...
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We are live with Sports Medicine Experts talking about throwing related injuries. Ask your questions, here!
Sweet Huxley just finished up his ear tube surgery! Here he is, all smiles in pre-op earlier this morning! Send him well wishes for a speedy recovery in the comments below.
Acen and Apio we're born joined at the hip and spine. These beautiful girls are now home and walking thanks to the amazing work of our team!

Twins, once conjoined at spine and hip, learn to walk for the first time

The powerful story behind the beautiful and touching wedding photo we shared last week.

Newlywed Parents Carry Cancer-Stricken Toddler After Hospital Wedding

Baby Owen’s parents will never forget the smile he was born with, but they couldn’t be more in love with his new one. Go behind the OR doors as our Cleft Lip and Palate Team performs this life-changing surgery. Speak with our team: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Does your child play baseball or softball? Our experts share advice on how to prevent throwing and pitching injuries: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Injury Prevention in Softball and Baseball: Keeping Throwers at Their Best

Meet Kenzie. This amazing local teen is making a difference in the lives of patients not only at Nationwide Children's Hospital, but in 20 states and overseas.

The Good Life: Pickerington teen makes soft blankets for sick, struggling children

Does your young athlete play baseball or softball? Join our experts LIVE this Friday (12/20) on the Sports Medicine at Nationwide Children's Hospital Facebook Page to chat with our experts about injury prevention tips!
For almost every year of her life, Millie has had a surgery. One of these was open-heart surgery. Millie may be little, but the challenges she faces are big. She was born with Distal Arthrogryposis Type I. Read her amazing story and share yours, on Flutter: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Millie’s Story | Flutter

Does your child experience urinary tract infections, painful urination or frequent accidents? Find out why constipation could be causing your child's urinary issues and what you can do to help: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Why We Talk about Poop for a Peeing Problem - 700 Children's

Did you know that one of the top reasons kids complain about chest pain is because they actually have heartburn? Find out what could be causing your child's heartburn and what you can do to help manage it: [ Bit.ly Link ]

What to do if your child complains of heartburn - 700 Children's

"Sometimes Superheroes reside in the hearts of small children fighting big battles."
It took more than 30 specialists to separate formerly conjoined twins Acen and Apio more than a year ago in our operating room. We are so proud that they are now happy, walking and home!
Parents: Looking for ways to make veggies taste good? Have a picky eater? Check out these recipes that can help you sneak veggies into your kids' favorite meals! [ Bit.ly Link ]

Kids and Nutrition: How to Make Vegetables Taste Good

Meet Declan. He underwent surgery here at our hospital with the help of spinal anesthesia; a new anesthesia option for young patients.

Spinal anesthesia offers another choice for young children

Would your medical team choose the same advice they recommend to you? Find out what happened when our team of dietitians tried the same diet they recommend to patients with Crohn's Disease and how it's changing patient care: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Nutrition Therapy - Dietitians Practicing What They Teach

"I always knew I wanted to go into nursing. At my nursing school graduation, my dad pulled out a Barbie that I had put a cast on as a kid to remind me that I always wanted to do this. I came to Nationwide Children’s because I also knew that I wanted to do pediatrics. I’ve always loved working with kids. And the teaching part of my job is really satisfying. I like to watch how our new nurses...
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Parents: Here's what to expect for your 0-6 month old and what you can do if they are not meeting these early motor milestones: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Early Motor Milestones: What to Expect in Your Child 0-6 Months

Broken bones are the most common injury we see in the emergency room. Here are some tips about what to do – and not do – when faced with a fracture: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Broken Bones 101 - 700 Children's