At Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, we see amazing every day. In the fighting spirit of a 25-week-old preemie. In the resilient five-year-old learning to walk again. And in the sense of pure optimism we see in every child.
When you see Amazing, it changes you. We see Amazing every day in the kids and families we serve. Read some of their stories here.
A new fetal surgery gives Clara an opportunity to thrive.
Four-year-old twins Lincoln and Leland were diagnosed with type 1 diabetes just after their first birthdays. Parents Megan and Jon help them manage the disease all day, every day.
After battling an eating disorder and a rare autonomic condition, Kathleen hopes to inspire others.
For Anna, rising above the challenges of having a rare chromosomal condition takes spirit and determination. Step-by-step, she’s defying the odds.
Identical twins share more than just looks with TTTS – Brody and Cooper thrive after beating a rare complication.
Twin sisters were diagnosed with a rare disorder while in the womb, but a live-saving in-utero procedure allowed them both a chance at life.
Thirteen years after a leukemia diagnosis, Sara Bultsma remains inspired by the care she received at Children's Minnesota.
Sixteen-year-old Miranda Mead approached Ewing's sarcoma the same way she does athletics.
In today's world, it is difficult to escape technology — even for young children. In fact, according to Common Sense Media, 38% of babies under 2 use tablets or smartphones, up from 10% in 2011. Yet, a study by the American Academy of Pediatrics states that children with self-soothing, sleep, emotional regulation, and attention issues are linked to mildly increased media exposure. Read the infographic below to learn more about toddlers and technology, and tips to encourage face-to-face interaction.
The very first thing your baby learns is you.