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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Levi’s brave mental health journey

Levi’s care journey has been a long and winding road since his birth – from procedures to help with his spina bifida, to combatting the severe pain of his spinal disorder; to overcoming the anguish of his mental health crisis.

Baby Hallie thrives after surviving high-risk birth defect

Baby Hallie’s care journey started before she was born, and includes surgery to repair a rare abdominal wall defect when she was a few days old.

Children’s Minnesota recognized as Right Track’s first Employer of the Year

We are excited to share that Children’s Minnesota has been selected as the recipient of the City of Saint Paul’s Right Track program’s first ever Employer of the Year!

Managing indoor allergens for kids

Dr. Gigi Chawla, chief of general pediatrics at Children’s Minnesota, is providing tips to manage indoor winter allergies.

Milk and kids – recommendations from a pediatrician

Dr. Gigi Chawla, chief of general pediatrics at Children’s Minnesota, is here to help families decide what’s best for their kids when it comes to milk.

From the archives: Children’s Minnesota in the 1920s

In honor of the 100th anniversary of Children's Minnesota, we're sharing compelling stories about the people who helped get us here. In this blog, we focus on the 1920s.

Medical assistant lead shares her four-year career experience at Children’s Minnesota

Robertta, medical assistant lead, has been working at Children's Minnesota for four years now. She is sharing all her favorite things about her career.

Childhood vaccinations: critical protection for our kids and community

Dr. Elizabeth Placzek, a pediatrician at Children’s Minnesota, explains how childhood vaccines are proven to be safe and effective at reducing serious illness and more.

Ice sculptors transform patients’ drawings into art at the Saint Paul Winter Carnival

Ice sculptors transformed the drawings of five Children’s Minnesota patients into pieces of frozen art at the 2024 Saint Paul Winter Carnival.

Elly’s journey from restless to restful sleep

Elly is the first patient at Children’s Minnesota to be implanted with a device designed to treat obstructive sleep apnea in people with Down syndrome.