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Teaching Safe Sleep Practices in Shelters

Teaching Safe Sleep Practices in Shelters

Madison, Wisconsin - That the Salvation Army building on East Washington Ave. in Madison used to be a school is fitting, because the mothers of young children seeking shelter there are learning skills that can help keep their babies safe while they s...
5/22/2015 | Teaching Safe Sleep Practices in Shelters

American Family Children's Hospital's NICU Celebrates a Year of Success

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Madison, Wisconsin - There is nothing quite like a baby's first birthday.On May 13, 2015, the Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at American Family Children's Hospital - which has cared for more than 100 acutely ill babies from across the t...
5/13/2015 | American Family Children's Hospital's NICU Celebrates a Year of Success

Family Raises Funds to Give Back, Support Childhood Cancer Research

Family Raises Funds to Give Back, Support Childhood Cancer Research

Madison, Wisconsin - Five-year-old Matthew Triplett loves being outside. He plays soccer and swims, and is learning reading and math.He also knows how to say the word "neuroblastoma," and is starting to understand where he got his cool scar from ... ...
5/12/2015 | Family Raises Funds to Give Back, Support Childhood Cancer Research

Traveling With Type 1 Diabetes - Parents: Always Be Prepared

Traveling With Type 1 Diabetes - Parents: Always Be Prepared

Madison, Wisconsin - Parents always have to plan ahead when they travel with children. It's just a little more complicated when your child has type 1 diabetes."Families managing diabetes have more to prepare before traveling than the average family,"...
5/12/2015 | Traveling With Type 1 Diabetes - Parents: Always Be Prepared

Preventing Infections in the PICU

Preventing Infections in the PICU

Madison, Wisconsin - What's a CLA-BSI?Though the acronym may suggest the name of a distant galaxy in the latest Star Wars trilogy, CLA-BSI is taken very seriously by health care professionals because they pose threats to patient health and can cost h...
5/04/2015 | Preventing Infections in the PICU

Cardiac Catheterization and Electrophysiology Studies

Cardiac Catheterization and Electrophysiology Studies

The Pediatric Heart Program and Pediatric Cardiology Clinic at American Family Children's Hospital specialize in the care of children and young adults with heart-related conditions.Our care team emphasizes the comfort of our patients and families whe...
4/30/2015 | Cardiac Catheterization and Electrophysiology Studies

Back to Normal: Lydia's Story

Back to Normal: Lydia

Two-hour surgery. Four tiny incisions. One happy Lydia.Unable to swallow food, and barely water, for that matter, 14-year-old Lydia Morrison was diagnosed with esophageal achalasia. In desperate need of a complicated surgery to alleviate her lif...
11/26/2014 | Back to Normal: Lydia's Story

Amazing Kids, Amazing Stories: Andrew's Story

Amazing Kids, Amazing Stories: Andrew

We're treating cancer one Andrew at a time.Patsy and David Zielsdorf were heartbroken when they learned that their son Andrew had been diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia — a cancer that affects the white blood cells and, if left untrea...
11/26/2014 | Amazing Kids, Amazing Stories: Andrew's Story

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