Posts From Cincinnati Children's Social Media Team

Pediatricians dole out plenty of parenting advice every day. But what happens when a doctor becomes a parent herself? Denise Warrick, MD, a pediatrician in our Division of General and Community Pediatrics, has been learning to take her own advice › Continue Reading

  Monsters, princesses and a host of other cute characters flooded the halls of the E building this week for two fun days of trick-or-treating at the hospital! Together with members of their care team, groups of patients went trick-or-treating › Continue Reading

Go to Disney World or not. Noah Kennedy had a decision to make. Take a week off to vacation with his family at the happiest place on earth, or stay back and keep the commitments he’d made at home. It › Continue Reading

Maren Foster and Liam Sprague both had organ transplants on February 25th, 2014 at Cincinnati Children’s. Their organ donor was a young boy named Fuentez, who died – along with both of his parents and three siblings – in a › Continue Reading

Yesterday in Part I of this transplant story, Liam Sprague’s mom, Carolynn, and Maren Foster’s dad, Travis, told us about their children who both had a life-saving organ transplant on February 25, 2014 at Cincinnati Children’s. What follows is the story of › Continue Reading

Today, a special little boy named Fuentez Guerra would have turned nine years old. Because of him and the selfless decision of his extended family, two families – the Sprague family in Indianapolis, Indiana and the Foster family in Barboursville, West › Continue Reading

The last week in July marked a milestone in the construction of the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center/UC Health Proton Therapy Center at our Liberty Campus – the arrival and installation of the cyclotron – a type of particle accelerator › Continue Reading

Five more patients now have the technology they need to make their voices heard thanks, again, to the compassion and generosity of Joy and Scott Bennett. The Bennetts began funding assistive communication devices for children and adults in need shortly › Continue Reading

The first stage of our Liberty Campus expansion is complete and today we will celebrate and cut the ribbon on the gorgeous new space. With this expansion, Liberty Campus is now a full-service hospital. It features a 42-bed inpatient unit › Continue Reading

  Summer is filled with opportunities for good, old fashioned fun. For every adventure awaiting your daughter or son in the great outdoors, there are important safety measures for parents to keep in mind. While it’s impossible to child-proof every › Continue Reading

Since 2003, Cincinnati Children’s has served the mental and behavioral health needs of our community’s children at our College Hill Campus. Earlier today, we cut the ribbon on a new 3-story expansion to that facility, reinforcing our support and commitment › Continue Reading

Beautiful. A picture may be worth a thousand words, but “beautiful” is the best way to describe the paintings unveiled to families for the first time at the recently opened Portrait of a Soul exhibition. Portrait of a Soul is › Continue Reading

Today we are unveiling the new Clinical Sciences Pavilion (also known as Location T), a 445,000-square-foot research tower that sits between our clinical care area on main campus (Locations A-E) and our companion research tower that opened in 2008 (also known › Continue Reading

  U.S. News & World Report’s annual Best Children’s Hospitals rankings were released today for 2015-2016, and Cincinnati Children’s has been named the No. 3 children’s hospital in the country for the fifth year in a row. Cincinnati Children’s programs › Continue Reading

Last Friday we had the great pleasure of watching Casmir Thornberry leave the hospital for just a few hours to give his long-awaited commencement speech as the senior class president at Dixie Heights High School. Three members of our Transport › Continue Reading

Congratulations to members of the graduating Class of 2015! Our care teams have had the pleasure of getting to know these incredible young people over the years while they have been patients at Cincinnati Children’s. On top of their dedication and hard work in › Continue Reading

Sherry Snodgrass is on a mission. She wants to make sure all kids who spend a night at Cincinnati Children’s are comforted by a soft, warm handmade quilt, so she’s making one for every bed, across our campuses – nearly 600 › Continue Reading

The tradition of Opening Day is a big deal in Cincinnati. The return of baseball is treated as a holiday and Reds fans celebrate accordingly. So when one local family couldn’t make the celebration downtown yesterday, they brought the celebration › Continue Reading

Make your own pinwheels as a fun spring or summer activity. You can also display your creations in honor of National Child Abuse Prevention Awareness month each April. We tested out a do-it-yourself pinwheel craft we found online. It’s fun and › Continue Reading

Nurses wear many hats as the saying goes, but never was this more apparent than during a “Love Your Melon” day party that a group of Cancer and Blood Disease Institute nurses recently threw for their patients. On March 11, › Continue Reading

Much has changed in the six months since we last updated you on the Liberty Campus expansion, and we’re excited to tell you about some of the progress. Several parts of the building are still actively under construction, including the › Continue Reading

When a shooting occurred recently at a local motel, child life specialists from Cincinnati Children’s were called upon to offer assistance. Katie Nees, Annie Krause, Tina Ulanowski and Heather Storey are members of the American Red Cross Mental Health Team. That means they › Continue Reading

It’s pool time again! This time of year is always exciting for kids who are eager to spend time in the water, but it’s also an important time to review pool safety rules for the entire family. Drowning continues to be the second leading › Continue Reading