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Cannon's Long Journey

Posted on September 16, 2020
Cannon was born at 22 weeks and after a long road — 11 months in the hospital and 12 surgeries — he’s home with his family. Now they’re celebrating another special milestone, his first birthday.

Alex’s Awakening

Posted on September 08, 2020
How a vaping habit and a pandemic may have contributed to a teenager’s brush with death.

Gabriel’s Journey

Posted on August 06, 2020
At 18 months, Gabriel wasn’t talking, eating solid foods, or drinking much formula, but he’s made great strides with the help of the speech and feeding therapists at Johns Hopkins All Children’s.

Harper Smiles with The Help of the Cleft and Craniofacial Team

Posted on July 30, 2020
Melissa was treated for cleft lip at Johns Hopkins All Children’s as a child, returning as an adult when her daughter Harper needed treatment for the same condition. The family has found the care and support they needed with the hospital’s cleft and craniofacial team.

Tracheosaurus Baby Triumphs

Posted on July 29, 2020
Baby Aiden needed a tracheostomy to help him breathe. As his surgery date approached, his mom Karina came up with an idea to bring a little light amid the stressful time.

Creative Telemedicine Helps Leliana Taste Success

Posted on July 16, 2020
With a little creativity, therapists at Johns Hopkins All Children’s are using telemedicine so patients like Leliana can continue to receive the care they need from home.

Child Life Specialists: There for the Hard Times

Posted on June 02, 2020
When a young cancer patient needed something more than medical care, a Child Life specialist stepped in to make a difference for him.

Family Travels from Australia for Spinal Tumor Expertise

Posted on May 21, 2020
When Henry needed specialized care, his family traveled thousands of miles so he could be treated by Dr. George Jallo, who leads the Johns Hopkins All Chlidren’s pediatric neurosurgery team, which has world-renowned skill with brain and spinal tumors.

Grandma’s Lifelong Fabric Supply Helps Keep Staff Safe

Posted on May 20, 2020
When the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic started, one Emergency Center physician’s grandma began sewing scrub caps with fun patterns to help the EC team stay safe and make patients smile.

Coming Home

Posted on May 13, 2020
Baby John-Derrick surprised his parents when they were here on vacation from their hometown of St. John’s, Newfoundland. He was born 3 months early and received care from a nurse practitioner in the Johns Hopkins All Children’s NICU with a very special connection to home.

Gloria’s Magic: A Mother’s Day Story

Posted on May 07, 2020
Ebony Hunter, M.D., once wrote an essay about wanting to be a pediatrician when she grew up, inspired by her mother’s career as a registered nurse. Today she’s a pediatric emergency medicine physician at Johns Hopkins All Children’s, and shares her mother’s passion for helping others.

The Stuff of Legend

Posted on April 17, 2020
Legend Jr. was born with a life-threatening congenital diaphragmatic hernia. The highly specialized care he received at Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital gave him the start he needed in life.

A Dedication to Helping Others

Posted on April 14, 2020
Owen Young has been a volunteer at Johns Hopkins All Children’s, helping and building bonds with countless patients and their families, for nearly 11 years.

Fetal Care Program Helps Put a Smile on Her Face

Posted on March 19, 2020
A family that is forever grateful to be a part of All Children’s.

A Preemie Story: Less Than a Pound, but More Than an Ounce of Faith

Posted on March 05, 2020
Born early and weighing less than a pound, baby Faith was able to return home to the Cayman Islands with her mom Kemberly, after Faith received care for several months in the Johns Hopkins All Children’s NICU.

The Sky Is the Limit

Posted on March 04, 2020
A look back at a remarkable effort to help save a baby born with congenital diaphragmatic hernia. David Kays, M.D. reflects on the CDH team’s first air transport – two years ago today.

The Bone Marrow Transplant That Changed Emilie's Life

Posted on February 26, 2020
Emilie was diagnosed with a form of leukemia when she was 9 months old. With quality care and a life-saving gift from her dad, the 3-year-old is thriving today.

Memories and Milestones

Posted on February 20, 2020
Families celebrate their children and the growth of the Center for Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia.

Cassiel Improves Communication with Special Device

Posted on February 06, 2020
The 7-year-old has found his voice as he works with the hospital’s speech language pathology team.

‘A Special Place’

Posted on February 05, 2020
When siblings Hannah, 3, and Joshua, 4 months, both spent time in the NICU after they were born, their family found comfort in the advanced care and compassion they received.

Baby’s Breath

Posted on January 28, 2020
16-month-old Sarah was destined to live her life with a breathing tube and breathing machine until pediatric surgeon C. Jason Smithers gave her a new way forward.

Dariel’s Dance

Posted on January 23, 2020
After several surgeries to treat her son’s rare disease, Dariel’s mom Yaritza is happy to see her 3-year-old enjoying his favorite activities like dancing.

Educational Liaison Helps Families Navigate School System

Posted on January 22, 2020
The hospital’s new educational liaison helps bridge the gap between hospital care and schooling, working directly with families and school systems throughout Florida to help address patients’ academic needs.

Holiday Gift Ideas for Every Age Group

Posted on December 12, 2019
With holiday shopping well underway, the experts at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital encourage families to check for recalled toys and break down great gift ideas for all age groups.

Addressing Mental Health

Posted on November 29, 2019
A new fundraising initiative for the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Foundation Guild focuses on children’s mental health issues.

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