Children's in the News

The End: When a baby dies

The Butler family knew their son, Ethan, wouldn’t live beyond infancy due to a major stroke suffered during heart surgery at just 10 days old. His family wanted to bring him home during his short life, so they worked with Dr. Stefan Friedrichsdorf, medical director of Children’s Department of Pain Medicine, Palliative Care and Integrative Medicine, to keep Ethan comfortable and allow him to be at home with his family. Read Ethan’s story written by Dr. Friedrichsdorf from the New York Times: When a baby dies.

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