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Our latest addition to the Kids Come First Files blog series is a note from a thankful mother that tells a story of encouragement, heart and family.  “It’s hard to wrap my head around the last few months, but I know that we would not be where we are today without each of you. From the beginning, #VCURRTCFamily was there! From the start, you helped us get to where we belonged – VCU! Lydia is... View Article

Jun 28 2019

After receiving a book about a cat who visits the library, three-year-old Charlotte Williams became obsessed with the idea. So just last week she became the joyful recipient of her first library card. With the new card in hand, Charlotte characteristically led the way: “She ran right in, pulled three books off the shelf, sat at a table and started ‘reading,’” her mom Crystal shares. Full of this energy and attitude... View Article

Jun 24 2019

Potty training…what a huge developmental milestone for your child! Mastering toilet training is an important leap toward independence. The process can be met with excitement, frustration, anxiety or a little bit of it all for both parent and child. A question we often hear as medical professionals is: “My child is ‘X’ months/years old and is still in a diaper. Shouldn’t they be potty trained by now?” But when a... View Article

Jun 12 2019

Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU broke ground Saturday on its inpatient children’s hospital — kicking off construction of a $350 million facility that will complete an entire city block dedicated to the care of kids. The hospital will replace existing inpatient unit beds and consolidate inpatient and emergency care to one location, adjacent to the outpatient Children’s Pavilion on the VCU Medical Center campus. The new hospital is part of a comprehensive... View Article

Jun 10 2019