September is Sickle Cell Awareness Month. Did you know? Children’s Minnesota Hemoglobinopathy and Sickle Cell Program is a nationally recognized program. We’re sharing more about sickle cell disease to help shine a light on this disease.
The Mighty Blog features stories from around Children’s Minnesota, as well as health and wellness information for raising healthy kids.
Tera Peterson shares her daughter Callie's story of having her tonsils removed at Children's Minnesota during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Harper was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) in February 2020. In this story, be inspired by Harper's story of resilience and what makes her 'nothing short of amazing.'
Lainey Brod made and sold bracelets to raise money to buy clear face masks for Children's Minnesota.
Dr. Sara Gonzalez, pediatric psychologist at Children’s Minnesota, shares tips for parents to help kids and teens who are struggling with body image.
Kelly Anderson, an active volunteer with Families as Partners, shares her daughters' Children’s Minnesota stories, and why she wouldn't bring her kids to any other hospital.
Help support kids fighting cancer at Children's Minnesota by donating to the Cancer Kids Fund this September during our Shine Bright for Cancer Kids campaign.
As we get closer to fall, we’re reminded that there’s another respiratory virus about to hit in addition to COVID-19 – influenza. And, once again, it’s more important than ever that you and your family get influenza vaccines this year.
Hundreds of children across the country gathered virtually this year for the Children’s Hospital Association (CHA) Speak Now For Kids Family Advocacy Week.
Rachel Calvert, child life and music therapy manager at Children’s Minnesota, shares more about how to help kids through the grieving process.