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Music Therapy: Helping Kids Adjust to the Hospital

Music Therapy: Helping Kids Adjust to the Hospital

American Family Children's Hospital offers music therapy as a way to help our young patients cope with pain and reduce the stress and anxiety they sometimes feel when staying in the hospital.
3/09/2017 | Music Therapy: Helping Kids Adjust to the Hospital

Recycling Car Seats

Recycling Car Seats

American Family Children's Hospital Safe Kids coordinator Nicole Veseley demonstrates how to properly recycle your car seat.Make An AppointmentView our car seat check calendarLearn More About Car Seat SafetyKeeps Kids Safe With the Proper Car Seat
1/24/2017 | Recycling Car Seats

Amazing Kids, Amazing Stories: Lila's Story

Amazing Kids, Amazing Stories: Lila

Diagnosed with omphalocele, a rare abdominal wall defect, while still in the womb, Lila received a care plan at American Family Children's Hospital's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit that accommodated her parents' visual impairments.
12/06/2016 | Amazing Kids, Amazing Stories: Lila's Story

American Family Children's Hospital Photos Selected for National Photo Exhibit

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Madison, Wisconsin - Six photographs by UW Health photographer John Maniaci were selected for inclusion in the 2017 Children’s Hospitals Photo Exhibit.View the full exhibitManiaci’s photos were chosen from more than 180 photographs submit...
1/25/2017 | American Family Children's Hospital Photos Selected for National Photo Exhibit

Hitting Hurts: American Family Children's Hospital becomes "No Hit Zone"

Hitting Hurts: American Family Children

Madison, Wisconsin - UW Health is joining a community-wide initiative to stop corporal punishment including spanking and hitting. As part of "Hitting Hurts," UW Health will create "No Hit Zones" in all of its facilities starting with American Family ...
10/11/2016 | Hitting Hurts: American Family Children's Hospital becomes "No Hit Zone"

American Family Children's Hospital Re-verified as Level I Pediatric Trauma Center

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Madison, Wisconsin - UW Health’s American Family Children’s Hospital has been re-verified as a Level I pediatric trauma center after a rigorous review by the American College of Surgeons (ACS).“The achievement recognizes the trauma ...
9/06/2016 | American Family Children's Hospital Re-verified as Level I Pediatric Trauma Center

American Family Children's Hospital Ranks Among Top 50 Children's Hospitals for 2016-17

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Madison, Wisconsin - American Family Children's Hospital is among the top 50 children's hospitals in six medical and surgical specialties in the annual U.S. News and World Report Best Children's Hospital rankings for 2016-2017.The children's hospital...
6/21/2016 | American Family Children's Hospital Ranks Among Top 50 Children's Hospitals for 2016-17

Protect Your Child From Whooping Cough by Getting Immunized

Protect Your Child From Whooping Cough by Getting Immunized

MADISON - Whooping cough – a bacterial disease characterized by a violent, debilitating cough – has been making a comeback.Thought to be wiped out by the mid-1970s, this highly contagious disease has re-emerged, and continues to spread, w...
6/09/2016 | Protect Your Child From Whooping Cough by Getting Immunized

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