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Declyn at Children's

Fetal surgery for spina bifida prepares Declyn for an active life

When Declyn was diagnosed with spina bifida before birth, his prognosis was not good. Doctors told his parents that he would likely struggle to walk on his own, may need a shunt to treat hydrocephalus, and could have major problems with bladder and bowel function. Today, Declyn is 16 months old and the happiest baby you’ll ever meet. He’s learning to stand and crawl, and hopefully soon, he will be walking.

Why Children’s Minnesota employees give where they work

Did you know? Children's Minnesota is a non profit that relies on donations of all sizes. Our staff see the difference donations make, which is why many give where they work.

Work Here Wednesday: Speech pathologist

Anna Boyer used remarkable creativity to help a patient find her voice, and we're looking for a speech pathologist to help patients in St. Paul do the same.

Why is handwashing so important?

Help your child stay protected from illnesses by teaching them when they should wash their hands and the best way to wash their hands.

Coley and Bates

A multi-generational story: From patient to mother of a patient 29 years later

Children’s Minnesota stories stick with you for a lifetime. Sometimes these stories even stick with you for longer. This is the case with the Wright family. Former patient, Coley Wright, found herself in her parents’ shoes 29 years after her time at Children’s as a kid.

Seeking donations for Children’s clothes drive throughout December

Want to make the holidays a little warmer for our patients and families? Consider giving the gift of clothing during our clothes drive from Dec. 1-31!

How to fundraise on your social media channels

Learn how you can help raise money for Children’s Minnesota using your social media channels like Facebook and Instagram.

Safe shopping on Black Friday and Cyber Monday

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission releases an annual safety report, Trouble in Toyland, detailing what parents need to look out for in toys and warning them about which toys might not be safe for children. Here are the highlights.

National Epilepsy Awareness Month: What you should know about seizures

It can sometimes be difficult to tell if someone is having an epileptic seizure because everyone experiences seizures differently. Here's what you need to know about seizures and epilepsy, including what to do if you witness a seizure.

Telebuddy program provides cross-campus support for Children’s diabetes patients

Help is now just one (video) call away for staff at Children’s Minnesota Minneapolis hospital who have questions or need assistance caring for kids with diabetes.