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September 9, 2022
Vaccine preparation for children 6 months to 4 years old
Edited video transcript My name is Tracy Akitt. I’m a child life specialist at McMaster Children’s Hospital. Today I...
July 15, 2020
Showing children smiling faces “Behind the Mask”
The hospital can be a scary place for many of our young patients, especially when meeting strangers. But being able...
October 31, 2016
Halloween parade brings holiday to the hospital
McMaster Children’s Hospital (MCH) celebrated its annual Halloween Parade Monday morning. Little pumpkins, princesses and superheroes gathered with their families...
September 13, 2016
Supercrawl comes to patients at HHS
Each year, tens of thousands of people flock to Hamilton’s James St. North for Supercrawl, a free street festival aimed...
June 28, 2016
How to swallow pills: Step-by-step video
Swallowing pills can be an intimidating task, both for kids and people who are new to taking medication. Check out child life specialist, Heather McKean’s, tips for learning to swallow pills in this video....