Child life

Discover how child life professionals support children and families in healthcare settings. Learn about the essential skills and rewarding career opportunities in this field, and make a difference in the lives of young patients.
Helping Children Cope with a Blood Test - Child Life Mommy Medical Play Activities, Medical Play Activities Child Life, Childlife Specialist, Child Life Specialist Activities, Child Life Specialist Aesthetic, Medical Play, Medical Procedures, Child Life Specialist, Therapeutic Activities

Painful medical procedures are difficult to cope with. As a Certified Child Life Specialist, my role is to prepare children for new experiences while providing a coping plan. I had the opportunity to support my own son for a routine blood test this week. He was quite nervous when his pediatrician mentioned it and I […]

Abby Horton
10 ways to celebrate child life month blog post Suits, Child Life Activities Hospitals, Month Gifts, Awareness Month, Child Life Specialist, Continuing Education, Child Life, A Month, Pediatric Patients

March is Child Life Month, a month where hospitals around the world have the opportunity to celebrate child life specialists and the Child Life profession through education and raising awareness. Here are 10 ways you can kickstart your Child Life Month celebrations!

Erika Nicole
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Guest Blog Post by Emily Jasinowski, mother of Mason and Arlo and Little Birch Blogger It’s an understatement to say that our son’s NICU journey was difficult on our family. Our worried hearts were wrapped around his health and well being, new diagnoses that dropped out of nowhere,