Read health tips from our experts as well as stories by patients, families and staff about kids’ health and their experiences at Children’s Minnesota.

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Five tips to keep kids safe near water

With the Minnesota summer heating up, taking a dip in the pool or lake is the perfect way to cool down. Before starting family fun near water, read Dr. Natalie Rigelman-Hedberg's tips to keep kids safe while swimming.

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Born at 25 Weeks: Sydney’s story

A mom shares her experience with the Children's NICU, where her prematurely born daughter stayed for 3 months.

Beat the back-to-school rush, schedule your well-child check and sports physical

Before heading back to school or starting a sport, children need well-child checks and sports physicals. Learn how you can do both in one appointment at Children's.

Keeping kids safe while on the road

Whether it’s a quick drive to the grocery store or a long trip to the cabin, keeping kids safe while in the car is top of mind for parents. Read on to learn what car seat or booster seat may be right for your child.

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How to stay hydrated while enjoying the sunshine

Dr. Natalie Rigelman-Hedberg from Children's Minnesota shares how parents can ensure their kids stay hydrated while having fun in the sun.

Work Here Wednesday: Becky Ammerman, Families as Partners program assistant

We asked Becky Ammerman, Families as Partners program assistant, to tell us more about what it’s like to work at Children’s.

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Summer camp spotlight: Camp Sweet Life, type 1 diabetes camp

Several Children’s Minnesota clinicians and endocrinology specialists are actively involved in Camp Sweet Life—a summer camp that offers outdoor camp experiences for children with type 1 diabetes.

Work Here Wednesday: Robin Pitts, supervisor of executive administration services

It's Work Here Wednesday! We spoke with Robin Pitts about her role as supervisor of executive administration services and executive assistant to Children’s president and CEO, Dr. Marc Gorelick.

Tips for your family’s summer camping trip

Whether your family is full of seasoned veterans or camping novices, we’re sharing some helpful tips to make this summer’s camping trip safer and more fun!

Time to act: Humane conditions for kids along the southern border

Dr. Marc Gorelick, president and CEO, weighs in on the urgent need for humane treatment for kids along the southern border and the recent congressional bill aimed at improving these conditions.