Parents Connect: Raising Happier, Healthier Kids

February 2018

Caring for Rare

By: Cristina Edmunds on February 27, 2018

In honor of Rare Disease Day 2018, I’m sharing with you my experience so far in raising a child with a rare diagnosis. So rare, in fact, he shares the diagnosis with approximately 50 other people worldwide. For us, this means many things physically, and emotionally. It requires patience, the ability to acquire and hold on to new knowledge, the openness to learn how to care for your child in a way that does not come naturally, and making peace with unknowns. Let’s dive in.
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Helping Families Expecting a Baby with a Medical Condition

By: Eileen Garcell Garcia on February 26, 2018

I am grateful for the opportunity I have been given to be able to provide support to expecting families on the journey to parenthood. Although pregnancy is a time of great joy and excitement, for some parents it can be filled with uncertainty and anxiety, especially when the baby’s health is of concern.
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From the Newsdesk

Young cancer survivors gather for a night of games

More than two dozen pediatric cancer survivors joined us for a night of fun and games at our Adolescent and Young Adult game event held on February 22. Thank you to all who joined us for this inagural event!

To learn more and receive information about upcoming events email cancerfree@nicklaushealth.org.

Unveiling of Healing Garden and Esrick Dream Foundation CICU
Nicklaus Children's Hospital had the pleasure of welcoming First Lady Melania Trump to celebrate the unveiling of the Morton and Linda Bouchard Healing Garden and the Esrick Dream Foundation Cardiac Intensive Care Floor.

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