Brianna Scott and Keisha Powell discuss the importance of our equity and inclusion team.
The Mighty Blog features stories from around Children’s Minnesota, as well as health and wellness information for raising healthy kids.
Nico Wyrobek’s household is full – she and her husband have seven kids who keep them busy. While three are adults who are out of the house and have long since been vaccinated against COVID-19, the family still has four young children who have yet to be eligible for the vaccine. Nico talks about the struggles her family has faced during the pandemic and why her young kids can't wait for their turn to finally get their shots.
At Children’s Minnesota, we know that good health requires more than good health care. In fact, 80% of a child’s health is tied to where they live, learn and play. That’s why we have the Community Connect program. The program helps connect families in our Minneapolis and St. Paul Primary Care Clinics to existing community resources.
Mindy Torres has dedicated three years to working at Children’s Minnesota. When Mindy was just 22.6 weeks pregnant, her water broke due to a pregnancy complication and her baby Javier was then born at just 24.3 weeks, which meant that he was nearly four months premature! Javier was immediately brought to the NICU where he spent 133 days slowly getting stronger and stronger every day.
When a child or teen comes out as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer (LGBTQ), it’s normal for a parent or guardian to have potentially complex feelings, from confused to concerned, awkward to honored. Dr. Angela Kade Goepferd offers tips on how to support kids in the coming out process.
Recently, Elliot, diagnosed with spina bifida before he was born, set one very important goal for himself: he wanted to ride the bus to school. But there was one thing in his way. He needed to learn to climb the bus stairs by himself.
National Coming Out Day: Ari Elfenbein, emergency medical technician (EMT), shares why we celebrate and the importance of the day.
There is a lot of information about additional COVID-19 vaccine doses going around and it may seem confusing. Don’t worry, you’re not alone! Read on for more information about the COVID-19 vaccine doses and boosters available now and who qualifies.
Get to know Mariana Quiroga, senior director of marketing, and learn how she is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month!