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Harriet’s heart: the Midwest Fetal Care Center helps baby defy rare tumor diagnosis

Baby Harriet’s heart condition was so rare, only 55 cases were reported worldwide over a 20-year span.

A rare opportunity: a second chance at life

What was supposed to be food poisoning from seafood turned out to be life threatening. Reese was air lifted to Children’s Minnesota when the results of a CT scan showed that he had an enlarged heart with a clot.

Jayden’s heart gets a new beat on Valentine’s Day

Jayden's parents weren’t sure they'd get to watch their son play the way he can after learning he would be born with a serious heart condition. But thanks to the expert medical care provided by the team at Children’s Minnesota’s cardiovascular program Jayden is a kid on the move.

Identical twins with identical heart defects, now thriving in college

Identical twins Jacob and Josh were both born with same rare form of congenital heart disease (CHD). However, their care journeys took different paths.

Children’s Minnesota joins pediatric health systems to emphasize importance of AED and CPR training

Earlier this month, we joined the millions of others across the world who watched as Damar Hamlin went into sudden cardiac arrest during an NFL game. The rapid response of medical personnel undoubtedly gave Mr. Hamlin a far better chance at survival. That type of kind of quick, life-saving action should be available to anyone, anywhere. And with Project ADAM, it can be.

Children’s Minnesota among the first pediatric hospitals in the country to install new, revolutionary CT scanner

The next generation of imaging technology allows surgeons to view 3-D images and offers 45 percent reduction in radiation exposure.

From heart transplant to throwing the first pitch: TJ’s heart journey

The first sign something could be going on with 17-year-old TJ's health came in Spring 2022. He was diagnosed with a rare heart condition and doctors determined the only way he could heal was with a heart transplant.

Waiting for heart transplants, Maddy and Rinken form sister-like bond

Maddy and Rinken are almost inseparable. The two girls have such a special bond you'd think they were sisters. However, they only met for the first time a few months ago. What brought them together is as unique as their bond: they are both waiting for one thing – a new heart.

Oliver’s strength as he battles congenital heart defect

In March 2020, Ally and Roger were getting ready for the birth of their first child. The couple’s excitement about welcoming their baby turned into worry when baby Oliver was diagnosed with a congenital heart defect.

Children’s Heart Clinic – What to expect

As a patient at The Children’s Heart Clinic, we understand the stress involved in bringing your child in for their first appointment. Our goal is to make you feel as comfortable as possible, prepare you with all of the information we can, while providing the best care for your child.