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Will's Story

At just 9 months old, Will was diagnosed with early-onset scoliosis (EOS). Fortunately, repeated growing rod surgeries for Will and other EOS patients are becoming a thing of the past. Learn about the newly available technology called the MAGEC (MAGnetic Expansion Control) Spinal Growing Rod.

Radiothon Host experiences UI Children's Hospital as a Patient's Father

“When we do interviews for our Children’s Miracle Network radiothon each year, there is one phrase that each family says at some point – We never thought it would be us. You never prepare yourself for illness or an accident to happen to your kids. It’s the same way with our family." – Ryan Brainard from 98.1 KHAK

Bike Safety Event

Looking for family fun on a Friday night? Join us for a free Bike Safety Event July 10!

UI Children's Hospital promotes ATV safety

UI Children's Hospital has created a program to teach kids and their parents the three 'E's' of ATV safety: engineering, education and enforcement. The program uses an ATV simulator to teach kids how to move their body with the ATV and why finding the right size ATV for each rider is important.

Mother's Milk Bank of Iowa seeking nursing mothers willing to donate

The milk bank at UI Children's Hospital needs nursing mothers willing to collect, store and freeze breast milk to share with premature or sick infants in need. Recently, the program was almost out of human milk to process with a number of hospitals expecting shipments.