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‘Vincent is a miracle’: Toddler thrives after treatment using cutting-edge ‘heart and lung machine’

As a baby, Vincent required life support to survive using a special machine called extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO).

First Gift moccasins gifted to expecting Native American families

The Collective for Community Health has partnered with NACC on its First Gift program making baby moccasins for expecting parents. More than 30 pairs of moccasins were given out at NACC’s annual Community Baby Shower this month.

Born weighing less than 2 pounds, Eli grows up to hike the 2,200-mile Appalachian Trail

Eli’s journey is one of countless inspiring stories created at Children’s Minnesota over the last 100 years; his started in what has become the region’s largest neonatology program.

Children’s Minnesota NICU patient grows up to become NICU nurse

NICU nurse Sammy Warwick’s journey with Children’s Minnesota started as a NICU patient. Now she’s caring for the next generation of vulnerable newborns.

Photos: Children’s Minnesota NICU babies celebrate Valentine’s Day

These precious patient pictures are from the neonatal intensive care units at Children’s Minnesota and The Mother Baby Center, a partnership between Allina Health and Children’s Minnesota.

Baby Hallie thrives after surviving high-risk birth defect

Baby Hallie’s care journey started before she was born, and includes surgery to repair a rare abdominal wall defect when she was a few days old.

Children’s Minnesota NICU at Mercy Hospital marks two-plus years of preventing central line associated blood stream infections

Children’s Minnesota is thrilled to announce The Kid Experts® at its Level III neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids, Minnesota surpassed more than 1,000 days without a central line associated blood stream infection.

Project HOME promotes breastfeeding equity, aims to send more newborns home on human milk

Project HOME (Home on Milk Every Time) is the focus of a quality improvement (QI) project in Children’s Minnesota’s neonatal department. The project develops strategies to integrate tools and additional support to provide milk to babies that need it most.

Midwest Fetal Care Center will attend the Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine’s (SMFM) annual pregnancy meeting

The Midwest Fetal Care Center (MWFCC) team will attend the SMFM annual pregnancy meeting in National Harbour, Maryland, Feb. 10-14, 2024.

First babies born on New Year’s Day at The Mother Baby Center

The Mother Baby Center, a partnership between Allina Health and Children’s Minnesota, rang in 2024 by welcoming adorable babies born on New Year’s Day.