Patient Family Experience
Sleep Study for Kids: What’s It Like?
Preparation and accurate expectations are important for kids who need an overnight sleep study at the hospital. Learn how one family prepared their son for his study and what you can expect to happen if your child also needs to have one.
Traveling for our Son’s Endoscopic Craniosynostosis Surgery: What We Learned
For parents who may be in the middle of a craniosynostosis journey with their child, here's what one mom learned about getting second opinions, traveling for care, and helmet therapy.
New Animals Highlight Burnet Campus Concourse Updates
Newly completed updates in the concourse at Cincinnat Children's Burnet Campus focus on useful space, colors and animals to help families navigate campus.
Helpful Tips for When Your Child is Hospitalized
A mother shares a list of things she wished she had known when her daughter was inpatient. If your child is facing a hospitalization, her tips may help:
Six Highlights of Child Life & Integrative Care
In honor of Child Life Month, Cincinnati Children's is highlight just a few of the many amazing things our Child Life & Integrative Care staff do every day.
Sedation and General Anesthesia: What’s the Difference?
There are many similarities between sedation and anesthesia, but also distinct differences. Learn more about how they differ.
Celebrating Superheroes: ArtWorks Capes for 25 Patients and their Siblings
25 Cincinnati Children's patients and siblings were presented customized superhero capes created by ArtWorks Hero Design Company apprentices.
Waterproof Casts For Kids
Waterproof casts offer all the benefits of traditional casting plus several other benefits. Learn about the benefits and how to take care of them properly.
Kidney Transplant: Angely Advocates for Organ Donation Through Art
Just five days after her life-saving kidney transplant, Angely and her living organ donor walked out of the hospital together.
I See You, Mama
A beautiful depiction of the love, strength and courage a mama exhibits when her child is in the hospital.
Receiving Your Child’s Diagnosis: What to Do Next
Parents often feel helpless following a definitive diagnosis for their child. One of our social workers offers potential next steps to take.
Friendship, Sisterhood, and Laughter Through Tears
Best friends Anna and Grace had surgery for their scoliosis on the same day by the same surgeon. But their friendship goes much deeper than that.
IBD: 3 Lessons from an Experienced Parent
A mom reflects on her child's experiences with IBD and Crohn's disease, now that he has graduated college and is heading out on his own.
Patient Story Videos You Shouldn’t Miss
Patients and families share their stories in eight not-to-be-missed videos posted over the course of 2015 on Cincinnati Children's YouTube channel.
CBDI School Program Puts Hope Atop Syllabus
The CBDI Hospital School Program offers individualized academic instruction and tutoring to inpatients of all ages on the hematology/oncology floor.
Champions Share New Year’s Wishes
Happy New Year from our Cincinnati Children's Champions families to yours! Six patients and their parents tell us what they're most excited about in 2016.
International Adoption: You Don’t Have to Do It Alone
The International Adoption Center (IAC) provides expertise, support and comprehensive services to kids and families throughout their adoption journey.
Trick-or-Treating in the Perlman Center
Kids with cerebral palsy and physical disabilities trick-or-treat in the medical center at the Aaron W. Perlman Center with their care team every Halloween.
Portrait of a Soul – The Healing Power of Art
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