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Conjoined at birth: The story of twin’s amazing separation

Emersynn and Ellerie were born as conjoined twins. At just 7 months old, they were successfully separated after a 12-hour surgery with 25 Children's Minnesota medical professionals.

#GiveAtHomeMN – Give to Children’s Minnesota’s Urgent Needs Fund

#GiveAtHomeMN is a virtual fundraising event taking place May 1-8 for all nonprofits across Minnesota. Children's Minnesota needs you more than ever. COVID-19 has impacted us in many ways, and we need your help to continue to care for the most amazing people on earth—kids!

COVID-19 and preexisting conditions: What you need to know

Children’s Minnesota is sharing what you need to know about caring for kids with preexisting conditions as we navigate the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic together.

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Real life or a movie? Marshall’s birth story

Looking at Marshall Keller today, you would never expect that the story of his birth could easily be turned into a movie script. Read Marshall's amazing birth story to learn why the Keller family Walks for Amazing.

How can families navigate technology and distance learning during COVID-19

Dr. Gigi Chawla, chief of general pediatrics at Children’s Minnesota, shares how families can balance screen time recommendations with the social connection kids need during social distancing.

Children’s Minnesota Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit celebrates 10-year anniversary!

This April marks the 10th anniversary of the Edward J. Phillips Cardiovascular Care Center our Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU).

Children’s Minnesota combines medical-surgical units

Children's Minnesota temporarily combines medical-surgical units at our Minneapolis hospital. Our St. Paul hospital remains open for a variety of other services during this time.

Children’s Minnesota is open to care for your kids

Learn more about the extra actions Children's Minnesota is taking at our hospitals and clinics to keep kids safe from COVID-19 and other respiratory illnesses.

Is COVID-19 affecting kids’ mental health? What parents need to know

Dr. Sarah Jerstad shares what parents need to know about keeping their kids' minds and bodies healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Recognizing medical laboratory professionals week

To learn a little more about what it’s like to be a laboratory professional at Children’s Minnesota, we sat down with Julie Laramie, a technical specialist at Children's Minnesota.