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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A second chance at childhood

Mayo Clinic and Children’s Minnesota work together on a complex heart surgery to give a 6 year old another chance at childhood.

Meet Kprecia Ambers: The artist who brought The Mother Baby Center rebrand to life

Kprecia Ambers is the young artist behind the new illustrations for The Mother Baby Center rebrand. Learn more about her passion for the project and how she hopes to make a difference through her illustrations.

Expanded NICU services help high-risk mothers deliver closer to home

The Mother Baby Center, a partnership between Children’s Minnesota and Allina Health, is expanding its neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) services at Mercy Hospital. The expansion will improve access to neonatal doctors and allow the Center to care for younger babies, including the most critically ill and premature infants.

Children’s Minnesota announces expanded leadership in our neonatal program

Children’s Minnesota is excited to announce updates to the leadership of our neonatal program. We welcome Dr. Tara Zamora in the role of medical director of our NICU in Minneapolis. And Dr. Lia Gravari has assumed the position of the ECMO director for the NICU, in her role as an associate medical director, ECMO for Children’s Minnesota.

Choosing smoke and carbon monoxide alarms: What you need to know

Dex Tuttle, injury prevention program manager at Children’s Minnesota, and Capt. Casidy Anderson, community risk reduction officer with Minneapolis Fire Department, talk you through choosing smoke and carbon monoxide alarms.

Children’s Minnesota employees share the significance and meaning of Black History Month

We talked with Children’s Minnesota employees about the significance and meaning of Black History Month.

Find Children’s Minnesota on People of Color Careers

Children's Minnesota is partnering with People of Color Careers to help us find the best candidates for our open positions—whether it’s in patient care or business operations.

Congratulations Dr. Kris Ann Schultz, Pine Tree Apple Tennis Classic Endowed Chair in Cancer and Blood Disorders research

Celebrate the Lunar New Year with us Feb. 12-17, 2021

As we continue to be virtual in 2021, we encourage you to find creative ways to celebrate the Lunar New Year, whether it be exchanging little gifts and treats or decorating with your own family. We wish you all a Happy Lunar New Year!

Hunter’s resilience through multiple heart defects

Hunter was diagnosed with Dextro-Transposition of the Great Arteries, or d-TGA, a ventricular septal defect (VSD) and a restrictive atrial septal defect (ASD) at birth. Today, Hunter is a happy and healthy 17 month old.