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  • The Emotional Safety Initiative Helps Kids Feel More Comfortable With Medical Procedures

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    In the earliest weeks of the pandemic, my daughter who had a respiratory infection...
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  • Child Life Specialists Are Frontline Workers Who Are Often Overlooked

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    Picture this: your child has fallen off his bike and needs stitches in the emergency room...
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  • Sparrow Medical Minute - Jodi Winset-Nohel

    Apr 21, 2021
    Sparrow Child Life Specialist Jodi Winset-Nohel discusses the role of child life specialists in helping to create a calming environment...
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  • Marshfield Children’s Hospital fundraiser goes virtual

    Apr 19, 2021
    A major fundraiser for the Marshfield Children’s Hospital kicked off Monday, April 19, and this year it’s going to look a little different...
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  • 7-year-old patient 'distracts doctors' with addicting game during hospital stay

    Apr 16, 2021
    A recent stay for a first grader at Helen DeVos Children's Hospital in Grand Rapids, Mich., involved a whole lot of shots. Not the kind...
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  • State of the art sensory station at UPMC Children’s Harrisburg, helps kids during hospital stay

    Apr 14, 2021
    New sensory station for children at UPMC Children's Harrisburg...
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