Worries become grins with toddler’s tremendous progress

As Charli Jo’s second birthday approaches, her parents still count every blessing and revel in every single sweet smile. 


Families check on NICU babies anytime, anywhere with secure webcams

When Heather Harlan wakes up at 3 a.m., her heart stops racing the moment she sees her son sleeping soundly—his hands behind his head like his dad and his thin feeding tube still in place.


Young patients make big impact on new doctors

Two years ago, the residents of Carle’s House Staff Association decided it was time to give back.


New online education focuses on benefits of breastfeeding

Carle’s OB unit launched its new breastfeeding e-learning education program this fall to help educate mothers who are breastfeeding their babies or plan to be soon. 


Miracle babies, strong families gather to celebrate

This year is the 30th Carle Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) reunion. Over 600 NICU "babies" are gathering together to celebrate.


Patients can access virtual doctor's visits for themselves, their kids

Busy parents and adults can now send medical questions and receive a diagnosis and treatment plan if needed all online through an electronic appointment or eVisit.


Camp Healing Heart needs caring volunteers to help children cope with grief

Children need special care when they grieve, and volunteers provide that extra support at Camp Healing Heart.


Five tips to help children avoid back to school anxiety

The start of the school year fills kids with many different emotions.  For some children, going back to school can cause anxiety. Behavioral health providers at Carle have several tips for parents to help kids get back to school without fear.