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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Emergency care during COVID-19: Ben’s story

Years after receiving care at Children's Minnesota for a traumatic brain injury, Ben has a second neurosurgery. Read his story of recovery.

Supporting transgender and gender-diverse youth going back to school

The start of the school year is bringing on many mixed emotions for students, especially for transgender and gender diverse youth. Learn how you can support them as they go back to school, whether they go back virtually or in-person.

You’re invited to take HealthySteps with Children’s Minnesota

HealthySteps is a national program that helps parents get the support they need during the early years of their child’s life. It promotes health, well-being and school readiness for babies and toddlers.

Six simple ways to prevent drowning

Read six simple tips from the National Drowning Prevention Alliance (NDPA) and Children’s Minnesota on how to prevent drownings this summer.

Back to school concerns: COVID-19 and asthma

The recommendation for the administration of asthma medication has changed during the pandemic so, we talked with Dr. Gigi Chawla, chief of general pediatrics at Children’s Minnesota, which has one of the top pulmonology programs in the country according to U.S. News and World Report.

Connecting during a pandemic: Midwest Fetal Care Center reunion goes virtual

The first two years of the Midwest Fetal Care Center reunions were dedicated to the Spina Bifida families, but in 2020 it expanded to include all Midwest Fetal Care Center families. Read about how families bond together for the 2020 virtual reunion.

Dr. Bendel learns the value of virtual care through COVID-19

The hematology-oncology team has added virtual care visits to their care plans. Learn how the team has been able to offer exceptional care virtually.

Community Connect resource navigator shares her passion for helping families

Liss Idrovo-Perdomo, resource navigator at Children’s Minnesota’s Community Connect program, spoke about the importance of advocating for families and how her personal journey impacts her work.

Dr. Kris Ann Schultz appointed inaugural holder of Pine Tree Apple Tennis Classic Endowed Chair in Cancer and Blood Disorders Research

Dr. Kris Ann Schultz is the first Endowed Chair holder in the Cancer and Blood Disorders program at Children’s Minnesota.

5 tips for healthy eating with your children

It’s important for families to work together to be as healthy as they can be so kids can grow up strong and make good health decisions in the future. Dr. Natalie Rigelman-Hedberg, a pediatrician at Metropolitan Pediatric Specialists, shares five tips to help your family get in good eating habits.