Iowa's only comprehensive children's hospital

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University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital is a national leader in pediatric medicine. Learn more about our hospital.

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NFL players dedicate cleats

My Cause My Cleats allows NFL players to express their commitment to the causes that they care about. Some former University of Iowa Hawkeye football players chose to support University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital.

Iowa girl thrives after ice-storm birth

When Dorotea Orgovanyi was born at 26 weeks gestation in a small Iowa hospital in 2007, an ice storm prevented emergency transportation from moving her to a better-equipped facility. But it didn’t stop two University of Iowa doctors from heeding the call for help.

UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital ranks in U.S. News & World Report 2019-20 Best Children’s Hospitals

University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital - Iowa's only nationally ranked children's hospital - is listed among the nation’s best in six specialties, according to the new 2019-20 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings published online today by U.S. News & World Report.

Micropreemie born at 23 weeks in 2001 graduates high school

Courtney Jackson was born at only 23 weeks in 2001, weighing just over a pound with only about eight teaspoons of blood in her body. Doctors gave her a 50 percent chance of survival. Today, she's a healthy young adult. Video courtesy of the Today Show, NBC.