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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.

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...

‘They Were Meant to Be Mine’

Nurse Jessica Hamm remembers the first time she laid eyes on the 14-month-old girl admitted to the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Wolfson Children’s Hospital with horrific injuries. Suffering from a skull fracture, brain bleed,...

Every Mile Brings a Smile: The Wolfson 55

The Wolfson Children's Challenge celebrates our patients' lives while benefitting the region's only children's hospital. Did you know that no child is ever turned away because of an inability to pay? That's why Wolfson...

You’ll Shoot Your Eye Out, Kid

"I want an official Red Ryder, carbine action, two-hundred shot range model air rifle!" "No, you’ll shoot your eye out." As eyes widen at the sight of the latest toy catalog to appear in your mailbox...

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...