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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Community partners give back to Children’s Minnesota

Here are four community partners that have recently donated and made a difference in the lives and safety of our patients, their families and our staff.

Kisses for Kenzie – one family’s dedication to Virtual Walk for Amazing

Team Kisses for Kenzie is joining Virtual Walk for Amazing. Read their story here.

How to talk to kids about reimagined milestones during COVID-19

Dr. Gigi Chawla, chief of general pediatrics at Children’s Minnesota, shares about the emotional impact of the continuation of COVID-19 and how you can help your child cope.

Ingesting disinfectants will not cure or prevent COVID-19

Dr. Gigi Chawla, chief of general pediatrics at Children’s Minnesota, cautions that ingesting or injecting disinfectants is dangerous, toxic and potentially life-threatening.

How to “rock” a brain tumor: Tate’s story of recovery

After months of feeling the effects of a concussion, Tate's family brought him to see a neurologist where they found out he had a brain tumor. Learn more about his recovery here.

We need you: Ask congress to fund pediatric health care during COVID-19

COVID-19 is having a significant financial impact on pediatric health care providers, but you can help. Learn how to ask congress to provide direct relief to children’s hospitals.

Conjoined at birth: The story of twin’s amazing separation

Emersynn and Ellerie were born as conjoined twins. At just 7 months old, they were successfully separated after a 12-hour surgery with 25 Children's Minnesota medical professionals.

#GiveAtHomeMN – Give to Children’s Minnesota’s Urgent Needs Fund

#GiveAtHomeMN is a virtual fundraising event taking place May 1-8 for all nonprofits across Minnesota. Children's Minnesota needs you more than ever. COVID-19 has impacted us in many ways, and we need your help to continue to care for the most amazing people on earth—kids!

COVID-19 and preexisting conditions: What you need to know

Children’s Minnesota is sharing what you need to know about caring for kids with preexisting conditions as we navigate the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic together.

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Real life or a movie? Marshall’s birth story

Looking at Marshall Keller today, you would never expect that the story of his birth could easily be turned into a movie script. Read Marshall's amazing birth story to learn why the Keller family Walks for Amazing.