The Mighty Blog features stories from around Children’s, as well as health and wellness information for raising healthy kids.

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Heart surgeries save life of little Roland

Kara and Ryan Jaehnert learned before their son's birth that he had a congenital heart defect.

young girl wearing a blue surgical mask

Measles and how to protect against it

Measles is caused by a virus. Sometimes people say “it’s just a virus,” which ignores the fact that some of the most dangerous germs we know are viruses, measles included.

Children's HeartLink

Children’s Minnesota helps transform pediatric heart care in India

A new partnership between the pediatric cardiac teams at Children’s Minnesota and Rabindranath Tagore International Institute of Cardiac Sciences in Kolkata aims to shorten that distance and reduce some of the disparities.

Children’s Pedcast: Constraint-induced movement therapy

Physical therapists Kathy Grinde and Jayne Myhre of rehabilitation services join the show from the rehabilitation clinic in Maple Grove to discuss the benefits of constraint-induced movement therapy.

Ask Dr. Gigi

Advice for CPR on infants

Dr. Gigi Chawla joined "WCCO Mid-Morning" to demonstrate the life-saving technique of cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

Call for talent at 25th annual Children’s Star Gala

We are looking for a current or former Children’s Minnesota patient to perform at the special event April 16.

Lucia Halstrom

Lucia’s unstoppable heart

Lucia Halstrom has learned to thrive nearly two years after experiencing sudden cardiac arrest.

Ask Dr. Gigi

Preparing kids for surgery

Dr. Gigi Chawla joined "WCCO Mid-Morning" to talk about what parents can do to prepare kids for surgery.

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Clean mouth for good health: Pediatric oral hygiene recommendations

Begin oral hygiene within a few days of birth.

Music

Wonderground now is Rock the Cradle Radio

The Current's Rock the Cradle Radio offers the best music for children and adults to enjoy as a family, presented by Children's Minnesota.