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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Running with her whole heart: Delina’s story

Delina was born with a congenital heart defect known as ventricular septal defect. At age 27, she had surgery at Children's Minnesota to repair it.

Children’s Minnesota Specialty Center – Lakeville

The new Children’s Minnesota Specialty Center – Lakeville is offering rehabilitation, heart care and behavioral health services in the south metro area.

What you need to know if your baby is in the NICU

Having a baby in the neonatal intensive care unit can be scary, so Children’s Minnesota is answering questions you might have if your baby is in the NICU.

How to make the best of a new year

What New Year’s resolutions are you making for 2021? How are they different now that you’ve experienced a global pandemic? Here are some ideas to get you started on your resolutions for the new year.

Ways to stay safe and active during winter

We're sharing tips to keep kids active all winter long, which is good for their minds and bodies.

Holiday light show discounted rate for Children’s Minnesota patients and staff

Children’s Minnesota is partnering with two local holiday light shows in Minnesota to offer a discounted rate for our staff, patients and families. Provided below are two locations with promo codes for discount.

La historia de la familia Claudio

La historia de la familia Claudio

Remarkable Markus

Markus was born with complex medical needs, and when he was only eight hours old, he had his first surgery at Children’s Minnesota. Throughout Markus’ life, he’s experienced ups and downs because of his medical diagnosis – and so has his family. But, they have leaned on each other through all the tough times. And they wanted to share their story through a book.

The importance of toy safety during a pandemic

Dr. Gigi Chawla, chief of general pediatrics at Children’s Minnesota, gives families some tips to make sure they're buying their kids the right toys.

Former Children’s Minnesota patient turned her diagnosis into a career helping others

Kathryn Cassellius, MS, RDN, LDN, was 13 years old when she was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at Children's Minnesota. Now, she uses her diagnosis to help others.