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Peyton’s story: from heart surgery at four days old to going home

Peyton has undergone six surgeries. And that was only in the first year of her life. Peyton was born with multiple congenital heart defects (CHD). Her parents Rachel and Ben got the diagnosis at the 20-week ultrasound. It quickly turned their excitement about having their first child into worry.

Breaking the binary: understanding gender expression

In the Talking Pediatrics podcast Breaking the binary: expanding gender identity and expression, Dr. Angela Kade Goepferd, (they/she), medical director of the Gender Health program at Children’s Minnesota, explores gender binary and the importance of expanding gender expression.

Tips to support your child’s mental health

Dr. Sarah Jerstad, a child psychologist at Children’s Minnesota, is talking about the importance of taking care of our mental health during Mental Health Awareness Month (May).

Celebrating Ramadan: Dina Elrashidy, PR, external communications manager, shares more

In honor of Ramadan, we are highlighting Children’s Minnesota Kid Experts who are Muslim and may also be members of our Muslim Employee Resource Group, to learn more about their experiences and the significance of Ramadan. We’re excited to introduce you to Dina Elrashidy, public relations and external communications manager at Children’s Minnesota.

Get the facts on endometriosis

One of our experts, Dr. Kate O'Flynn O'Brien, board certified obstetrician-gynecologist in our Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) hematology and gynecology program, recently shared some helpful information about endometriosis.

Work Here Wednesday: Our radiology department is hiring

Children’s Minnesota is seeking qualified candidates to join our radiology department!

Celebrating Ramadan: Dr. Razaan Byrne, pediatrician, shares more

In honor of Ramadan, we are highlighting Children’s Minnesota kid experts who are also members of our Muslim Employee Resource Group (MERG) to learn more about their experiences and the significance of Ramadan. We’re excited to introduce you to Dr. Razaan Byrne, pediatrician at Children’s Minnesota!

‘Acceptance is much more important than awareness:’ Quinn and his family exemplify the true meaning of Autism Acceptance Month

Since his autism diagnosis in 2015, Quinn has used resources provided by Children’s Minnesota.

Treatment before birth: baby Xander’s successful journey from SVT and heart failure to home

Michaela and Nic were excited to welcome their first baby, Xander. The pregnancy was going smoothly until a growth scan at 32 weeks. Only a week before Christmas, Michaela was told her baby was in heart failure and she needed to get to a hospital that provided expert fetal and neonatal he needed.

Celebrating Ramadan: Asma Fazal, clinical ethics fellow, shares more

In honor of Ramadan, we are highlighting Children’s Minnesota kid experts who are also members of our Muslim Employee Resource Group to learn more about their experiences and the significance of Ramadan. We’re excited to introduce you to Asma Fazal, clinical ethics fellow at Children’s Minnesota.