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.

After the Pink, Get Your Spouse to Think

Ask any woman which color ribbon represents breast cancer awareness, and she will be able to tell you: Pink! And most women know that October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Today’s savvy mom probably has...

The Right Time for Tummy Time

Babies spend a lot of time on their backs every night while sleeping, so it’s important to ensure they get adequate time on their tummy during the day. Tummy time is a critical component...

Parents, Please Don’t Send Your Sick Kids to School

As summer comes to an end, parents’ stressors turn from “How do I keep my kids from driving me crazy?” to “How do I keep my kids healthy?” With the start of the school...
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Wolfson Children’s Hospital Gears Up for Annual ‘Christmas in July’ Toy and Donation Drive

Keeping kids and teens entertained while they’re in the hospital makes them smile and aids in their well-being. No one knows this more than a parent bringing their child in for surgery, therapy, treatment...

Why Growing Bones Need Extra Special Care

When kids' bones break, here’s what’s at stake Contrary to what some people think, children aren’t just little adults – especially when it comes to their developing bones. When an adult breaks an arm or...

School’s Almost Out: How to Make Summer Safe for Your Kids

Looking back on summers with my children, I recall several years in a row when our family vacation included time spent in an out-of-town emergency room because of an unintended or unexpected injury that...
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Watch Your Hearts, Mommies!

Little red hats prompt area mothers to be mindful of their own heart health You’ve probably heard that heart disease is the number-one killer among Americans, but did you know that about 80 percent of...

Parents: Do You Know Where Your Meds Are?

Medications are the leading cause of poisoning in children. Follow this prescription to keep your kids safe. Open mouth, insert object. As every parent knows, small children are really good at putting things in their mouths....

The Kid-Friendly ER: Meet Your Nurse Before You Get Here

Kristin Ferguson, RN, a pediatric emergency medicine nurse at Wolfson Children’s Hospital, likes to meet her young patients even before they are transferred to the Emergency Center for treatment. On a recent day, she sat...

Help Marissa and Others Fight for the Win: Participate in the Wolfson Children’s Challenge

Marissa Ierna is used to running marathons – figuratively and literally. From the tender age of 3, the Jacksonville athlete and cancer survivor has faced major health trials that would have stopped many people...

Seeing Pink: Moms, Know Your Risk for Breast Cancer

Brought to you by Wolfson Children’s Hospital During the month of October, pink seems to be everywhere you look. From the pink ribbons on lapels to some fuchsia shoes on the feet of our Jacksonville Jaguars...

Kid-Proofing Your Relationship

Brought to you by Wolfson Children’s Hospital   For many couples, raising a family is a top priority, one that is usually agreed upon long before a baby arrives. Being on the same page regarding goals and...