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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.

National Neonatal Nurses Week 2021

In honor of Neonatal Nurses Week, September 13-19, 2021, we are highlighting Jill Bauer, registered nurse and health professional liaison for neonatal at Children’s Minnesota. Jill has been an RN for 40 years and has been a NICU nurse for 36 years.

Lifesaving treatment for the most critically ill babies: Children’s Minnesota’s award-winning ECMO program

We talked with Dr. Lia Gravari, associate medical director of ECMO for the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at Children’s Minnesota, about ECMO, how it helps save babies and the award-winning ECMO program at Children’s Minnesota.

Children’s Minnesota NICU at Mercy Hospital expands services to help high-risk mothers deliver closer to home

Families in the Twin Cities north metro now have access to 24/7 neonatal experts providing care for even more prematurely born infants.

Caring for the tiniest babies: The village at Children’s Minnesota that gets NICU babies home

Dr. Thomas George, system medical director for neonatology at Children's Minnesota, talks about his journey as a neonatologist and his favorite moments treating newborns. He also explains what's so special about our neonatal team that works across three sites — St. Paul, Minneapolis and Coon Rapids — and collaborates with hospitals across the region.

Baby Richard born at 21 weeks: One of the youngest babies to survive

Richard was born at 21 weeks, making him one of the youngest babies to survive, according to Dr. Stacy Kern, their neonatologist.

What you need to know if your baby is in the NICU

Having a baby in the neonatal intensive care unit can be scary, so Children’s Minnesota is answering questions you might have if your baby is in the NICU.

A miracle preemie: Yishan’s story

Yishan was born at 23 weeks and weighed only 520 grams, which is a little heavier than a pound of butter. The team at Children's Minnesota gave the Chan family hope that their preemie baby would be a miracle baby — and he was.

Parents Kathy and John with twin boys Cian and Rory out in the woods.

Early diagnosis and intervention are key to treating twin to twin transfusion syndrome

The Midwest Fetal Care Center treats babies with high-risk conditions in utero.

Parents Kathy and John with twin boys Cian and Rory out in the woods.

Midwest physicians team up to treat Fargo twins Cian and Rory in the womb

The parents are grateful for the partnership between her doctors in Fargo and the Midwest Fetal Care Center in the Twin Cities.