Thursday, May 17 2018
As a full-time student, teacher and mom of four kids, Chavonne Henry has a lot on her plate. Her children have been treated at Children’s Hospital Colorado for everything from broken bones to a congenital heart defect, and all four of them have asthma. Yet Chavonne says she’s always felt supported.
Thursday, May 10 2018
After a difficult diagnosis, children often need to build a new identity and find language to describe their experience. The Ponzio Creative Arts Therapy Program allows them to do just that. Read about one patient who says the program helped save her life.
Wednesday, May 9 2018
My road to becoming a mother was not an easy one. Around Thanksgiving of 2016, we discovered (to our surprise and absolute delight!), we were pregnant. In March 2017, at our routine 20-week ultrasound, doctors discovered our baby (a boy!) had a heart defect known as Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome. We left the appointment in a fog, not knowing what was ahead for our little boy and family.
Monday, May 7 2018
In second grade, Carter was diagnosed with a rare, aggressive form of leukemia. Today, he’s cancer-free, and raises money for Children’s Colorado through his “Crafts for Cancer” project. Here, his mother Kelly writes a letter to her son about what she’s learned through his cancer battle.
Tuesday, Apr 17 2018
It is hard for me to pick my favorite person on the Burn Team. They each have played a role in my journey from the time I first arrived at Children’s Colorado to today. They have been there for me through this whole experience.