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The Definition of Motherhood

05/18/2018 by Cristina Edmunds – My family and I recently relocated to Birmingham, Al. One of the many things on my to do list was to find a counselor in this new city. In one of our first sessions together, she asked me this seemingly simple question. “What does it mean to you to be a mother?”  I started to answer by listing off things that I do as a mother, tasks that I assume as my son’s mother, but that’s not what she asked me. I had to stop, take a breath, and answer as honestly as I could.

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Chronically Ill Teen Patients Celebrated Prom Night at Nicklaus Children's Hospital Thanks to Donation from the Carlin Family

05/22/2018 – Over a 100 chronically ill patients and their guests enjoyed a magical night at the 5th Annual Carlin Family Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Prom thanks to the generosity of Adam and Chanin Carlin. 

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Nicklaus Children's Hospital to offer new rapid genetic test

05/03/2018 – Nicklaus Children's Hospital will be one of a handful in the country to offer a fast turn-around on genome sequencing that can be a key to saving infants with rare and hard-to-diagnose genetic disorders. As seen on The Miami Herald.

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Talkin' Kids Health on the Victor Center

5/18/2018 – Dr. Saima Aftab discusses preconception genetic testing on this edition of Talkin' Kids Health with Beatriz Canals

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Upcoming Events

Skin Cancer Screening

Free skin cancer screenings for children and adults of all ages. Please schedule an appointment, space is limited.

Date: Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Time: 01:00 PM to 02:45 PM

Nicklaus Children's Hospital
Children's Skin Center
3100 SW 62nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33155   

Jewish Genetics Diseases Education and Screening

Join us for an educational seminar about the importance of genetic testing, featuring top experts in the field, patient stories  and complimentary refreshments.

Date: Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Time: 06:30 PM to 09:00 PM

Miami Beach JCC
4221 Pine Tree Drive
Miami Beach, FL 33140

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