Photo of Miss California Bree Morse with one patient

Mother donates baby’s umbilical cord blood to help save lives

Leap Year monoamniotic twins -- UC Davis Children's Hospital

Lavjay Butani, professor and chief of pediatric nephrology at UC Davis Children’s Hospital, is a recipient of the 2016 Distinguished Teaching Award for Graduate and Professional Teaching.

Photo of UC Davis nurses shaving their heads to benefit cancer research © UC Regents

Welcome to UC Davis Children's Hospital

Welcome to UC Davis Children's Hospital

Photograph of Reese and her doll © UC Regents

Photograph of Reese and her doll during treatment at UC Davis Children's Hospital © UC Regents

Dr. Dean Blumberg discusses the Zika virus - UC Davis Children's Hospital

Pediatric Cancer: Am I going to be OK? - UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center

Pediatric Cancer Treatment - UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center

Pediatric Cancer: Possible Side Effects of Treatment - UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center

Pediatric Cancer: What is it like to be a patient? - UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center

Pediatric Cancer: After Treatment, Then What? - UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center

Pediatric Cancer: How Do I Tell My Friends About Cancer - UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center

When a child is diagnosed with cancer: Children undergoing cancer treatment at UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center take center stage in a series of specially created videos aimed at helping families cope with a new diagnosis, through their treatment journey and into survivorship.

What you and your family need to know about Raccoon Roundworm - UC Davis Children's Hospital

Cord blood is used to treat a variety of diseases, ranging from anemia and cancers of the blood such as leukemia and lymphomas to disorders such as sickle cell disease and severe combined immunodeficiency. Mothers are now able to donate their newborns' umbilical cord blood and have it publicly banked so it is available to anyone for lifesaving transplantations.

Learning to love vegetables one bite at a time

The first 5 years: What to feed your child

The first 12 months: What and when to feed your baby

Toddler diagnosed with leukemia on third birthday

Snoopy spreads cheer at UC Davis Children's Hospital

Micro preemie born at 24 weeks, flourishes