St. Christopher's Hospital

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Tower Health Hospitals Leading Childhood Injury Prevention Efforts

Hospitals to Host Inaugural U.S. National Injury Prevention Day Virtual Event on November 18 West Reading, PA., November 18, 2020 - St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, a leading pediatric hospital, and Reading Hospital – Tower Health are joining the Injury Free Coalition for Kids in launching the…

Baby Pierce

Despite the months anticipating his arrival, there were two things that Pierce’s parents could not have planned for. One, that he would be born during a pandemic and two, that the first 30 days of his life would be spent over 50 miles from home fighting for his life in the neonatal intensive care unit …

St. Christopher's Hospital for Children Launches New Donor Breast Milk Program

St. Christopher's Hospital for Children has launched a new Donor Breast Milk Program to serve newborns in the hospital's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). The Donor Breast Milk Program allows breast milk to be a feeding option for the critically-ill patients being treated in the NICU.

St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children Earns National Award for Quality

Award makes Philadelphia hospital the only children’s hospital in the state to receive this distinction for the second year in a row.

St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children Receives the 2019 Women’s Choice Award®

St. Christopher's Hospital for Children has been named as a Best Children's Hospital and America's Best Children's Hospitals for Emergency Care List by the Women's Choice Award®, America's trusted referral source for the best in healthcare.

Emilee's Story

Emilee’s Early Birth Led to Breathing Problems Stephanie gave birth to baby Emilee in her hometown hospital, Tower Health Reading Hospital. Born a few weeks early, Emilee’s lungs didn’t have enough time to fully develop, making it difficult for the little newborn to breathe properly.  Lungs Failing…

Harley's Story

Harley Grows with Physical Therapy and Neurosurgery  Harley Alvaro has been in and out of the hospital since he was only a month old. His smiling face and easy-going disposition light up each room he enters. And there are a few. Harley’s team brings together not one but three pediatric specialty…

Jared's Story

After Jared’s Halloween costume caught fire, his mom’s quick thinking and expert care at St. Christopher's Hospital saved his life.

Kameron's Story

Kameron was born 13 weeks early. Thanks to St. Christopher's neonatologists, they identified an uncommon condition right away and performed surgery.

Madeline’s Story

Madeline’s mom, Jessica, challenged a prenatal diagnosis with a second opinion at St. Christopher’s. It changed their lives forever.