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Prenatal Genetic Testing

01/31/2019 by Cristina Edmunds – As a mom of a child with a rare diagnosis, the topic of prenatal genetic testing has come up more times than I can remember. When I was pregnant, I felt that knowing information about my child’s future ahead of time would set him up for the best care possible after birth. While there are many views on prenatal genetic testing, I would like to share mine in an effort to offer an opinion of a mom who actually does have a son with a genetic condition.

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Joseph Nader Elected Vice Chair of Nicklaus Children's Hospital Board of Directors

03/01/2019 – Joseph Nader, Managing Director and Senior Wealth Advisor for Calamos Wealth Management, LLC, has been elected Vice Chair of the Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Board of Directors. Mr. Nader has served in board leadership roles since 2012, including chairing the hospital’s finance and investment committees, responsible for all endowment, insurance and pension plan assets. 

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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!

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Peyton's Airway Reconstruction Journey

3/19/2019 – Peyton was born with a congenital heart defect that led her to spend months in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

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Upcoming Events

Promoting Language and Social Skills through Everyday Activities

This class is offered to parents, caregivers, family members and professionals who are interested in learning different methods of promoting language development and social skills in daily activities across various settings. Topics discussed will include eliciting language during play, meals and bed and bath time. Families will have an opportunity to ask questions during open discussion at the conclusion of the lecture.

Date: Wednesday, March 27, 2019

CPR Class (Spanish)

Curso de RCP (reanimación cardiopulmonar, siglas en inglés CPR) y primeros auxilios pediátricos, recomendado para padres, abuelos, y personas que estén al cuidado de menores de edad. Instructores certificados con la American Heart Association enseñarán RCP, el uso de AED y qué hacer en caso de atoramiento en bebés, niños y adultos.  Costo: $20.00 por persona.

Date: Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Location: Michael Fux Family Center, Nicklaus Children's Hospital

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