Read health tips from our experts as well as stories by patients, families and staff about kids’ health and their experiences at Children’s Minnesota.

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Children’s Volunteer Services Welcomes Coordinator, Michelle!

What excites you most about working at Children’s? “I was a volunteer here for two years and also held an internship in the volunteer services office last summer. Children's seems like home to me and I am so excited to be able to spend a lot of my time here!”

Children's HeartLink

Children’s Minnesota helps transform pediatric heart care in India

A new partnership between the pediatric cardiac teams at Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota and Rabindranath Tagore International Institute of Cardiac Sciences in Kolkata aims to shorten that distance and reduce some of the disparities.

Children’s Pedcast: Constraint-induced movement therapy

Physical therapists Kathy Grinde and Jayne Myhre of rehabilitation services join the show from the rehabilitation clinic in Maple Grove to discuss the benefits of constraint-induced movement therapy.

Ask Dr. Gigi

Advice for CPR on infants

Dr. Gigi Chawla joined "WCCO Mid-Morning" to demonstrate the life-saving technique of cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

Call for talent at 25th annual Children’s Star Gala

We are looking for a current or former Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota patient to perform at the special event April 16.

Lucia Halstrom

Lucia’s unstoppable heart

Lucia Halstrom has learned to thrive nearly two years after experiencing sudden cardiac arrest.

Ask Dr. Gigi

Preparing kids for surgery

Dr. Gigi Chawla joined "WCCO Mid-Morning" to talk about what parents can do to prepare kids for surgery.

Choosing Children’s: Sydney Mueller

“For a three-year period, clinics and hospitals became a routine place for my family and me.  My brother was diagnosed with brain cancer when he was just three years old, I was eight at the time.  Throughout these seemingly endless visits, the most vivid memories I have are of Children’s hospital.  I remember not being as upset about going into the big building, because there was always something exciting waiting on the inside.  At Children’s it wasn’t just doctors and needles, it was activity books and dollhouses.  Along with these luxuries came the most invaluable prize of all, my brother’s health.  My family and I are so very grateful for the wonderful treatment and attention the whole family was given.  When Children’s healed my brother, they healed my family.

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Clean mouth for good health: Pediatric oral hygiene recommendations

Begin oral hygiene within a few days of birth.

Music

Wonderground now is Rock the Cradle Radio

The Current's Rock the Cradle Radio offers the best music for children and adults to enjoy as a family, presented by Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota.