In early childhood, physical, cognitive, emotional and social development occur at a rate that far exceeds any other stage of human life.
News, updates and stories from the Advocacy and Health Policy team at Children’s.
“The Raising of America” is airing across the U.S. in an effort to spark a national discussion by exploring the history of policies that impact children’s earliest years.
In June, Children’s participated in the Children’s Hospital Association's Family Advocacy Day.
The bill signed by Gov. Mark Dayton is one that satisfies most in the health and human services committee.
GoNoodle offers "brain breaks" as part of class curriculum. Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota sponsors it in 336 Twin Cities-area elementary schools.
Learn Fatumata's story, the state of HIV and what Children's is doing in the fight against HIV.
The fact that September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month means that childhood obesity is well accepted as an epidemic in our country. Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota recently released a white paper that examined the issue of childhood obesity. The assessment revealed a startling conclusion from an obesity expert with the World Health Organization that “the die is cast by the age of five,” referring to the prenatal and early childhood determinants of a child’s likelihood of becoming obese.