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Children’s Minnesota patient family participates in Family Advocacy Day

Alexa and her family were one of several families cared for at different children’s hospitals across the country chosen to participate in the Children’s Hospital Association’s (CHA) Family Advocacy Day 2023.

Camp Odayin gives heart patients like Riley the support and confidence to thrive

Each year, approximately 40,000 babies are born in the United States with a heart problem, making congenital heart defects (CHD) the most common type of birth defect. Camp Odayin provides a fun, safe and supportive camp experiences for young people with heart disease and their families – like Riley.

Employee highlight: Shukri Jumale, Midwest Fetal Care Center program manager

In honor of Eid al-Adha, we are excited to highlight Children’s Minnesota kid expert and member of our Muslim Employee Resource Group (MERG), Shukri Jumale, Midwest Fetal Care Center program manager, to learn more about her role, involvement with MERG and how she’s celebrating Eid al-Adha this year.

It translates: Injury prevention videos make household safety tips accessible and equitable

While there are some safety education resources available in a few languages from various organizations, injury prevention material is unfortunately inaccessible to many of our families. Learn how the injury prevention program at Children's Minnesota is trying to change that.

The Kid Experts bring cleft lip and palate patients and families together for a day of fun and connection

An estimated one out of every 1,000 children are born with a cleft lip. The Cleft and Craniofacial Clinic Family Fun Day will provide patients and families with opportunities to connect and share experiences. Sean and Liam's parents understand the value of those connections.

Sunscreen and bug spray: what parents need to know

Dr. Gigi Chawla, chief of general pediatrics at Children’s Minnesota, shares how to choose the right bug spray and sunscreen for your kids.

Swimming safety tips

Dr. Gigi Chawla, chief of general pediatrics at Children’s Minnesota, provides you with some water safety basics.

The 16 minutes that changed everything: Owen’s inspiring story

Owen is a smiling, giggling 3-month-old who has already been through more than most of us have in our lifetimes. Immediately after birth, Owen lost his life for 16 minutes. After resuscitation, Owen breathed life again.

Children’s Minnesota welcomes its first medical dog to aid patients

Children’s Minnesota is excited to welcome our first medical dog, Riggs, as part of our new medical dog program, thanks to donor support from the Teammates for Kids Foundation and Bond family.

Children’s Minnesota starts breast pump loaner program

We’re excited to announce that Children’s Minnesota now offers a free breast pump loaner program.