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James Burroughs among Minnesota Lawyer’s Diversity and Inclusion Awards honorees

Congratulations to James Burroughs, vice president, chief equity and inclusion officer at Children’s Minnesota, for being selected as one of Minnesota Lawyer’s Diversity and Inclusion Awards honorees for 2021!

Support our patients with cancer and blood disorders this September

We’re excited for you to shine bright for our cancer and blood disorder patients this September! Learn more about our cancer and blood disorder program and how we help patients and families.

Transitioning routines and anxiety: tips for parents

Dr. Gigi Chawla, chief of general pediatrics at Children’s Minnesota, provides tips to handle separation anxiety with kids and parents.

National Neonatal Nurses Week 2021

In honor of Neonatal Nurses Week, September 13-19, 2021, we are highlighting Jill Bauer, registered nurse and health professional liaison for neonatal at Children’s Minnesota. Jill has been an RN for 40 years and has been a NICU nurse for 36 years.

Babywearing: safety, tips and benefits

Kaytee Crawford is a babywearing educator and owner of Doula Kaytee. She is also a certified birth and postpartum doula, lactation and childbirth educator, and trained and certified perinatal educator. We talked with her to get her expert advice on babywearing.

Respuestas a preguntas frecuentes acerca de la vacuna de la COVID-19

Here are some answers to common questions to help you decide to get your child or yourself vaccinated against COVID-19.

One family’s experience at The Mother Baby Center at Mercy hospital

At only 33 weeks pregnant, Danielle was rushed to The Mother Baby Center at Mercy. She was then diagnosed with placental abruption and preeclampsia. She was rushed to the operating room and minutes later, she gave birth to Freya.

Get a haircut that makes a difference during the Great Clips cut-a-thon

The 28th annual Great Clips cut-a-thon will take place from Saturday, August 28, through Friday, September 3. Great Clips salons are donating a portion of proceeds from each haircut to support the school re-entry program at Children’s Minnesota. This program helps kids with cancer and other serious illnesses go back to school with confidence.

Head back to school safely and well-informed about COVID-19 prevention

Here’s a helpful summary of the most important things you should know as you prepare your family to head back to school.

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