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

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Work Here Wednesday: Our ITS department is hiring

Multiple roles open in our ITS department! Children's Minnesota is hiring clinical systems & integration engineers and clinical systems analysts.

Baby Stella makes history: becomes first in Minnesota to undergo groundbreaking fetal spina bifida procedure

Baby Stella made Minnesota medical history after undergoing a new procedure for spina bifida.

Minnesota Nurses Association strike notice

On Dec. 1, 2022, the Minnesota Nurses Association (MNA) notified several health systems throughout the state, including Children’s Minnesota, that they intend to go on strike starting Dec. 11, until Saturday, Dec. 31.

A Q&A on mental health support at Children’s Minnesota

While we hope to help as many kids and teens as we can, our new inpatient mental health unit does have a capacity limit. We understand this may cause confusion and frustration for parents. Children’s Minnesota wants to address the questions you may have about this.

Children’s Minnesota opened its first inpatient mental health unit

Children’s Minnesota is pleased to announce that on Nov. 29, 2022, we opened our first inpatient mental health unit, located at our St. Paul hospital.

Clinical educator shares his 31-year career at Children’s Minnesota

Jedd Nivala, clinical educator, has been working at Children’s Minnesota for 31 years. He will be sharing all his favorite things about his career.

Helping Hudson: from rare diagnosis to life-changing brain surgery

At 1.5 years old, Hudson loved playing around his house and would take a tumble from time to time, just like other kids. But, one day, Hudson took a tumble and hit his head on a coffee table. Little did his family know, this fall would change their lives forever.

Holiday giving guide for Children’s Minnesota

Here are some recommendations to best guide your giving to Children’s Minnesota this holiday season.

Pharmacist shares his three-year career experience at Children’s Minnesota

Ahmed Elazab, pharmacist, is sharing all his favorite things about his career at Children’s Minnesota.

How to keep your kids safe as cases of the flu and RSV rise

Get tips from the kid experts on how to keep your kids safe as cases of the flu and RSV rise.