6-year-old Steve receives regular treatment at the Herma Heart Center at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin
Steve, age 6, is a happy boy with a smile that lights up the room. He may not be able to run as fast or as long as other kids his age, but he enjoys hitting golf balls with his dad, spending time outdoors and playing with his friends at school.
7-year-old Katie has epilepsy and is being cared for at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin.
Our daughter, Katie, was diagnosed with epilepsy when she was a baby. Since then, we’ve dealt with many ups and downs trying to get her condition under control. It’s been a huge struggle, but Continue reading →
Born prematurely, Cassandra spent 23 days in the NICU at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin.
The rate of premature birth in the United States has been in a steady decline the last several years, but the fact remains that about 380,000 babies are born prematurely each year. November is Continue reading →
As a neonatal nurse practitioner in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit here at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, I have the honor to meet so many courageous families. One of those families, Adam and Molly Van Zeeland of Appleton, recently were generous enough to share the story of their daughter Continue reading →
In late June, my family and I joined 42 other patients and families from children’s hospitals across the nation in Washington, D.C., as we spoke with members of Congress to tell our stories and explain why investing in children and their well-being is so important. The trip Continue reading →
(From left) Suzie Zobrist, RN; Jennifer Dunham-Ingle, PA-C; Michael Madrzak, PA-C; Vince Forseth; Maryanne Kessel, MBA, RN, executive director of the Herma Heart Center; Terry Forseth; Lori Grade, RN; and Dawn Forseth gathered recently at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin’s Herma Heart Center for the 10th anniversary of Vince’s heart transplant.
It was a happy reunion recently in our Herma Heart Center at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. Vince Forseth, a strapping 17-year-old high school junior, and his parents, Terry and Dawn, got Continue reading →
Michelle’s children, Katie and Matthew, are patients at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin.
I’m not sure what our lives would be like without Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. Not only have my children and myself had lifesaving interventions here, but we have also been truly touched by our compassionate providers who have helped us through our darkest hours. It is traumatic to find Continue reading →
We knew the Zornows had an incredible story to share. What we didn’t know was how that story would translate to Periscope, a video-streaming app that would let us broadcast our talk with the family — and some of the staff at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin who have Continue reading →