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LOVE WILL bring you comfort.

At Children’s Mercy, we know a hospital can be a scary place for kids. That’s why we do our best to bring comfort to your child while they are in our care. From knowing what to expect before you arrive to your child experiencing our Comfort Promise during a vaccination, we do whatever it takes to ease the pain. Because love stops at nothing, and neither do we.

Taitum Ellis at Children's Mercy looking at the camera and smiling.

Hirschsprung Disease: Taitum's Story

Born with the rare condition Hirschsprung disease, Taitum Ellis was transferred to the Children’s Mercy Kansas City Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. There, Rebecca Rentea, MD, Director of the Comprehensive Colorectal Center, diagnosed and treated him. Today, he’s a healthy toddler who should continue to thrive.

Meet Taitum
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Enhancing the Impact of Research Through Greater Diversity and Inclusion

Diversity among research participants has long been a challenge. At Children’s Mercy and The Children’s Mercy Research Institute, we are committed to improving the health and well-being of children everywhere.

Learn more about our commitment
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Get Ready. Get Set. DREAM BIG!

Join us for a family-friendly walk, festival and celebration to
rally our community and raise funds on Sept. 25. With your
help, any dream — big or small — can become a reality.

Register now for Dream Big Day