The Mighty Blog features stories from around Children’s, as well as health and wellness information for raising healthy kids.

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Happy Birthday, Teddy!

Patients and families at Children’s Minnesota joined together to wish Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater a happy birthday.

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Healthy teen nutrition

Krystal Kaminski, APRN, CNP, provides nutrition tips for parents to ensure their teens are maintaining a healthy, balanced diet.

Cities 97 Sampler supports Children’s Minnesota

Children’s Minnesota is partnering with Cities 97 (97.1 FM) to release the Cities 97 Sampler CD, Volume 28. One dollar from every Sampler sold will go directly to Children’s Minnesota.

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Prepare your kids to “fall back” for daylight saving time

Preparation is the key to minimize the impact of the end of daylight saving on your child's sleep patterns.

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Step-by-step, Anna is facing the challenges associated with a rare chromosomal condition head on

For Anna, rising above the challenges of having a rare chromosomal condition takes spirit and determination. Step-by-step, she’s defying the odds.

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New recommendations on infant safe sleep from the American Academy of Pediatrics

Sleep is especially critical for infants, as well as their parents. It’s not only a time for rest; it’s also crucial for a baby’s mood, growth and learning.

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Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween can be a fun-filled holiday for kids and families, but it’s important to be alert and aware when trick-or-treating.

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Twins Brody and Cooper thrive after life-saving Twin-to-Twin Transfusion Syndrome surgery

Identical twins share more than just looks with TTTS – Brody and Cooper thrive after beating a rare complication.

Children’s Minnesota Best Doctors recognized by Minnesota Monthly Magazine

Children’s Minnesota is proud to congratulate our 99 physicians who were recognized as 2016 Best Doctors by Minnesota Monthly magazine.

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Minnesota SID Center offers support, resources for families

The Minnesota Sudden Infant Death Center provides resources, counseling and support for families and communities.