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Pediatric Wellness Programs

NCH provides a wide range of programs and articles on child wellness, health and safety.

Positively healthy programs

For information or to register for these and other upcoming programs, please contact HealthConnection at 847.618.4YOU (4968). Some of these programs are available for online enrollment. Please visit the Online Events Guide for more information on the classes listed below.

  • Individual Diabetes Self-Management Appointments—For more information, visit Diabetes Services.
  • Nutrition Outpatient Clinic—Registered dietitians help you change your eating habits and improve your health. Visit Nutrition Services for more information.
  • School Refusal as a Phenomenon—Strategies for helping your child (ages 12–18) function and succeed at school.

Pediatric pre-surgical tour program

This is beneficial if your child is scheduled to have surgery. Registration is required—call 847.618.4YOU (4968) to register.

  • Designed for children ages 3 to 11 to improve their understanding of what is to come
  • Helps to lessen their worries and fears regarding surgery and also to increase their trust in NCH, their doctors and medical staff
  • Download information on pre-surgical tours.

The Wellness Center

Both children and adults can achieve better health through fitness, spa services, programs and special events. Programs include individual and group swimming lessons, as well as Pre- and Post-natal Aquatic Classes. To learn more about facilities and membership, call 847.618.3500.

Articles on school health, including practical tips and information for parents of students of all ages:

Rely on NCH for convenient access to a comprehensive range of specialized inpatient and outpatient pediatric services. Find a physician now or call 847.618.4YOU (4968).

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Last Updated 04/10/2009