Sharing Experiences

Child Life programs greatly affect those involved, whether that means a child who feels safe and secure at a hospital, his parents who feel relieved by the way he's being treated, or a Child Life professional who helps children overcome the obstacles of being in the hospital each day. We want to share these stories with you to show just how important Child Life programs are, both to the people they help and to those doing the helping. We want to hear stories from patients, friends and family, and Child Life professionals. Send us your submissions through the contact form.

Mathew's Story 

Thursday, August 16, 2012 8:20:07 AM
My son Mathew was born with a Port Wine Stain birthmark covering his left cheek and eye area. His birthmark is a vascular birthmark which has an excessive blood flow to the area causing discoloration and possible growth of tissue. We were told he would need 3-5 laser treatments to remove the birthmark and that we should start as soon as we could.... Read More