Norton Children’s Services

Norton Children’s is a leader in caring for children throughout Louisville, Southern Indiana, the commonwealth of Kentucky and beyond. As the region’s only full-service, free-standing pediatric hospital, Norton Children’s Hospital, along with its predecessor hospitals, has cared for children for more than a century without regard to their families’ ability to pay. The 300-bed hospital is Louisville’s only Level I Pediatric Trauma Center and serves as the primary pediatric teaching facility for the University of Louisville School of Medicine.

The Norton Children’s system offers comprehensive inpatient and outpatient pediatric care, including a full range of services for congenital and acquired heart disease, cancer care, neurosciences, spine and orthopedic care, and neonatal care. Learn more about our services and the conditions and diagnoses we treat:

Three basic ways to treat scoliosis: Observation, bracing or surgery

There are three basic ways to treat scoliosis in kids, depending on whether they are still growing and the severity of the curve. When viewed from the side, the spine needs to have some curve […]

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What is histoplasmosis?

Histoplasmosis is one of the most common types of pulmonary mycosis, an endemic fungal infection that affects the lungs. The condition also is called “Ohio River Valley fever” due to its prevalence in the area, […]

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Puberty blockers for gender affirmation

Puberty blockers are medications that halt the production of estrogen or testosterone, hormones that play a role in the development of secondary sex characteristics. Secondary sex characteristics are the features that develop and appear during […]

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Local cases of RSV, croup on the rise

While most virus news continues to be about the one that causes COVID-19, there are several other viruses affecting local children. Last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a health advisory […]

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Technology helps premature babies thrive with breast milk

Breast milk can be like a medicine for babies. While breast milk is preferred for most babies, it may not naturally contain all of the macronutrients (fat, carbohydrates and protein) needed by premature babies, those […]

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