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Temi’s birthday wish: A new heart

Temi was diagnosed with dilated cardiomyopathy and placed on a heart transplant list only a few weeks after her birthday in 2023. She’s been in the cardiovascular care center (CVCC) at Children’s Minnesota with her family by her side ever since wishing for one thing - a new heart.

Governor Tim Walz proclaims Feb. 13, 2024, “Children’s Minnesota Day”

In celebration of Children's Minnesota's 100-year anniversary, Governor Tim Walz proclaimed Feb. 13, 2024, “Children’s Minnesota Day” in the state of Minnesota.

Children’s Minnesota recognized as Right Track’s first Employer of the Year

We are excited to share that Children’s Minnesota has been selected as the recipient of the City of Saint Paul’s Right Track program’s first ever Employer of the Year!

Managing indoor allergens for kids

Dr. Gigi Chawla, chief of general pediatrics at Children’s Minnesota, is providing tips to manage indoor winter allergies.

Milk and kids – recommendations from a pediatrician

Dr. Gigi Chawla, chief of general pediatrics at Children’s Minnesota, is here to help families decide what’s best for their kids when it comes to milk.

Elly’s journey from restless to restful sleep

Elly is the first patient at Children’s Minnesota to be implanted with a device designed to treat obstructive sleep apnea in people with Down syndrome.

Effective and positive discipline strategies to teach your child acceptable behavior

Kids tend to spend more time indoors and are less active during the cold winter months. When the family is stuck inside, tensions in the house can rise and it's easier for your child’s behavior to get out of control. One of our experts shares effective and positive discipline strategies.

Jordy gets back on the ice after battling brain tumor

When 18-year-old Jordan “Jordy” Hansen talks about the big moments in his young life – hockey is usually involved. But one of the hockey memories that sticks isn’t about scoring a game-winning goal. It was at a tournament in 2017 and his mom noticed what turned out to be a symptom of a brain tumor.

Sydney Weaver, child life specialist, recognized with the EPFCC Award for her outstanding care

Congratulations to Sydney Weaver, child life specialist at Children’s Minnesota’s Minnetonka Surgery and Specialty Center, for being awarded with the Children’s Minnesota Family Advisory Council’s (FAC) Excellence in Patient and Family-Centered Care (EPFCC) Award!

Children’s Minnesota respiratory therapist takes skills abroad to make a big impact

Learn more about Derebi Atoma's medical mission trip to Ethiopia, his home country.