Wolfson Children's Hospital

Wolfson Children's Hospital
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Wolfson Children’s Hospital is the only hospital just for kids in the North Florida and South Georgia region, providing care for children of all ages with congenital heart conditions, cancer, neurological disorders, orthopedic conditions, behavioral health disorders, and more.

Measles Is Back

It’s the topic dominating conversations in online forums and parenting groups, and with 764 cases confirmed nationwide, the 2019 measles outbreak is now the largest since the disease was declared eliminated in the United...

I’m a Mom, So Why Can’t I Breastfeed?

Nine months sounds like a long time, but it can be a whirlwind for pregnant women preparing for the day when their baby boy or girl arrives. In the days that follow, new mothers...

Saving a Heart 800 Miles Apart

Curtis Dvorak, co-host of First Coast Living on First Coast News and the original Jaxson DeVille mascot for the Jacksonville Jaguars for 19+ years, has always believed in living in the present. His watch displays only...

Art With More Heart

It’s creativity that brought Finn’s parents, Matthew Kelly and Marissa Kelly, together when they met as art teachers at a local Jacksonville school. Now, they create art with more heart than ever before, literally. The couple...

‘I Could See a Shadow At the Bottom of the Pool’

Daniel and Kathy Brown were enjoying a Saturday night college football game at a friend’s house. They had been watching their three boys — 4-year-old Noah, 5-year-old Dalton, 6-year-old Dylan — in the pool,...

Run for Kids Like Cole in the Wolfson Children’s Challenge

When 7-year-old Cole woke up with a croup-like cough, his mom Donna Johnson wasn’t all that worried. After all, her son had experienced croup — an upper airway infection that is often accompanied by...

Gunnar Is a Runner Thanks to Prosthetics

Five-year-old Gunnar has a condition called bilateral fibular hemimelia, meaning he was born without a fibula bone in each leg, resulting in the absence of feet. He was diagnosed in the womb at his...

Take the Flu Seriously, for You and Your Kids

Many of us can remember a year or two when we never managed to get the flu shot. We meant to. We thought about it. But it just didn’t happen. Even Mobeen H. Rathore,...

Buyers with Babies, Beware

When preparing for a baby, new parents invest time and money into baby proofing their home so their little one is safe as they learn and grow in their new environment. They install covers...

Making Home a Safer Place for Children with Asthma

Asthma is a chronic disease that causes the airways to become irritated and inflamed. Symptoms include coughing, wheezing, difficulty breathing and chest pain. It can be intermittent, or it can interfere with daily life. Asthma...

When Wolfson Gets Better, Jax Kids Get Better

Wolfson Children’s Hospital has been named one of U.S. News’ 50 Best Children’s Hospitals. Why should parents care? When you become a parent, your child is your no. 1 priority. You’d do anything to keep your...

Pelvic Floor Health for New Moms: What’s Normal, What’s Not, and When to See...

Any woman who delivers her baby vaginally will experience a number of changes to her pelvic floor. It’s all part of the birth process, and it’s unique to each mother. “Birth is as different for...