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Community Connect helps families find critical resources and thrive

At Children’s Minnesota, we know that good health requires more than good health care. In fact, 80% of a child’s health is tied to where they live, learn and play. That’s why we have the Community Connect program. The program helps connect families in our Minneapolis and St. Paul Primary Care Clinics to existing community resources.

Helping baby Javier – and his family – breathe easier

Mindy Torres has dedicated three years to working at Children’s Minnesota. When Mindy was just 22.6 weeks pregnant, her water broke due to a pregnancy complication and her baby Javier was then born at just 24.3 weeks, which meant that he was nearly four months premature! Javier was immediately brought to the NICU where he spent 133 days slowly getting stronger and stronger every day.

Wraparound care makes all the difference to the Mendoza family

Elliot accomplishes his goal, one step at a time

Recently, Elliot, diagnosed with spina bifida before he was born, set one very important goal for himself: he wanted to ride the bus to school. But there was one thing in his way. He needed to learn to climb the bus stairs by himself.

National Coming Out Day: one employees shares why we celebrate

National Coming Out Day: Ari Elfenbein, emergency medical technician (EMT), shares why we celebrate and the importance of the day.

Hispanic Heritage Month: how one Children’s Minnesota employee is celebrating

Get to know Mariana Quiroga, senior director of marketing, and learn how she is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month!

Hannah Butzman, M.S., CCC-SLP, talks about being a speech language pathologist at Children’s Minnesota

National Rehabilitation Awareness Week is celebrated and recognized Sept. 19-25, 2021! In honor of this special month, we talked with Hannah Butzman, M.S., CCC-SLP, speech language pathologist at Children’s Minnesota.

Razones por las que debe registrarse en el portal en línea MyChildren´s

Tenga acceso en línea al expediente médico y a los resultados de las pruebas médicas de su hijo. Además, próximamente, la mayoría de las clínicas ofrecerán citas virtuales de óptima calidad.

Born with spina bifida: Odin is cared for by the experts at the Midwest Fetal Care Center

When Darby and Brad went in for a routine check-up at their family care provider in Fort Dodge, Iowa, the doctors diagnosed baby Muller with spina bifida.

Hope for Mikayla and other kids living with sickle cell disease

Mikayla has been in the hospital more than 100 times. And she’s only 13. Born with sickle cell disease, a disease that primarily affects people of African descent, Mikayla endures severe pain, infections and even strokes.