Michael started his Children’s Minnesota journey on Oct. 15, 2000 – the day he was born. To this day, at 19 years old, Michael still gets excited when he gets to stay overnight at Children’s Minnesota, even when he’s being monitored for health issues.
The Mighty Blog features stories from around Children’s Minnesota, as well as health and wellness information for raising healthy kids.
Patsy Stinchfield, senior director of infection prevention at Children’s Minnesota, answers the burning questions about COVID-19 (coronavirus).
In honor of American Heart Month, we sat down with Elizabeth Wagner, transplant program manager at Children’s Minnesota, to learn more about her work in pediatric cardiology.
Join us at The Current’s Rock the Cradle – a free event for kids and their grown-ups, presented by Children’s Minnesota on March 8, 2020, from 11 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Congratulations to the three nurses who were honored with a DAISY Award for their above-and-beyond care at Children’s Minnesota.
Tallulah was born with Down syndrome and because of that, also had a heart defect.
Dating, recognized relationships, and less structured relationships are on teens’ minds. That can bring up the topic of sex, a subject some parents can be uncomfortable talking with their kids. However, it’s important and should not be avoided. Keeping an open dialogue will teach teens how the start and maintain healthy relationships throughout their life.
JonWalter was born at just 1 pound 13 ounces. He grew up the underdog but now as a young man, who spends his time bowling and finishing up his degree, JonWalter knew it was time to give back to the community who helped him grow.
Margaret is living life to the fullest, being as mighty as she was when she had her first open heart surgery at just 5 months old. Today, she’s a spunky, curious 3-year-old who is exploring the world around her.
Not all Children’s Minnesota stories start in Minnesota. This was the case for the Ullom family, who lived nearly 1,000 miles away in Bozeman, MT prior to their daughter’s birth.