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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Behavior changes in kids related to trauma and stress

Dr. Gigi Chawla, chief of general pediatrics at Children’s Minnesota, shares how monumental events may affect kids and what parents should look out for.

Top five questions asked during a well-child visit: answered

We talked with Carolyn Solberg, pediatric nurse practitioner (PNP) at Children’s Minnesota, about the top five questions parents ask their PNPs or primary care provider during a well-child visit.

How to get the most out of your virtual care visit

Virtual care allows kids and their families to get care from the comfort of their home. Here are some tips to help you make the most of your visit.

Free COVID-19 testing available in Minneapolis and St. Paul

The Minnesota Department of Health is hosting community-based, free COVID-19 swab centers in Minneapolis and St. Paul

How to make face masks more comfortable for kids

Laura Sufka, child life specialist at Children’s Minnesota, shares tips to help kids become comfortable with face masks.

Talking to your children about racism

Dr. Gigi Chawla, chief of general pediatrics at Children’s Minnesota, provides families with advice surrounding racism and George Floyd's death.

Children’s Minnesota webinar for Minneapolis and Saint Paul school nurses and other office staff

Our Psychological Services and Integrative Medicine experts at Children’s Minnesota conducted a webinar reaching over 160 Minneapolis and Saint Paul school nurses, and members of office staff including school psychologists, counselors, social workers, and social emotional learning teams.

The first-ever Virtual Walk for Amazing raises $158,854 to support Children’s Minnesota

Children's Minnesota's Virtual Walk for Amazing raised over 158,854 to help support care areas or the Urgent Needs Fund. Thank you!

Update to Children’s Minnesota: Increased security measures and travel updates

Children’s Minnesota is committed to ensuring the safety and well-being of our patients, families and staff. Learn more about our recent updated our security measures and travel recommendations.

Joining together in times of tragedy

Dr. Marc Gorelick, president and CEO at Children's Minnesota, comments on the tragedy of George Floyd's death.