We are honored U.S. News & World Report has named Boston Children’s Hospital the #1 pediatric hospital in the nation. It’s an opportunity for us to step back and celebrate your amazing families and your special moments — your baby steps, birthdays and graduations. You are the reason we do what we do.
You inspire us.
Three-year-old Ayden went swimming for the first time following his kidney transplant, while his best friend Aubrey, below, also a kidney transplant recipient, celebrated her 3rd birthday. The two still keep in touch, as they travel through the transplant journey together.
At birth, twins Sophie and Maddie weighed under two pounds each. This month, these spirited sisters celebrated their 8th birthday together at home.
Logan and Allie met as babies when they both had heart surgery at Boston Children’s. This spring, they attended the prom together.
Following a series of limb-lengthening operations throughout his childhood, George recently graduated from high school and is off to St. Andrew University in Scotland to study biochemistry.
Following AVM surgery, Bryan completed the seven-mile Eversource Walk for Boston Children’s. He also fundraised more than $10,000 for the hospital.
Bridgette West’s family just moved into a new home — their first— after calling Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center home for months while Bridgette battled cancer.
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Fifteen-year-old Taylor Gomes approached her pre-operative appointment for scoliosis surgery as many teens might—in tears. “She came out of the appointment smiling. Not many people have that effect on Taylor,” says her mother Holly Gomes of Danvers, Mass.
A local pediatrician diagnosed Taylor with scoliosis when she was 8 years old, and measured her curve annually with back x-rays during her well-child appointments.
By the time Taylor turned 14, her curve had progressed, and her pediatrician knew it was time to refer to a specialist at Boston Children’s. …