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System Medical Director of Neonatology at Children’s Minnesota selected as a Notable Leader in Health Care

Dr. Thomas George, system medical director of neonatology at Children’s Minnesota, was named a 2022 Notable Leader in Health Care by Twin Cities Business magazine.

Children’s Minnesota providers honored by March of Dimes as Heroes in Action

Three Children's Minnesota health care providers were among those honored during the March of Dimes 2022 Heroes in Action awards ceremony in Minneapolis.

Oliver’s strength as he battles congenital heart defect

In March 2020, Ally and Roger were getting ready for the birth of their first child. The couple’s excitement about welcoming their baby turned into worry when baby Oliver was diagnosed with a congenital heart defect.

Children’s Minnesota expands state’s only neonatal home-based monitoring program

Children’s Minnesota is thrilled to announce our innovative Children’s in Home App-Based Monitoring Program (CHAMP) is now available exclusively at both of our hospital campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul, and also Mercy hospital in Coon Rapids.

Roselyn’s recovery: Children’s Minnesota’s Neonatal Virtual Care program brings expert care to more babies

Children’s Minnesota’s Neonatal Virtual Care program provides on-demand care management for newborns, like baby Roselyn, needing immediate acute stabilization and resuscitation at partnering hospitals.

Innovative CHAMP program at Children’s Minnesota helps preterm babies go home sooner

A cutting-edge program at Children’s Minnesota helps preterm babies, like Finn, go home sooner.

Born with fragile lungs and a strong heart: victorious Kairo’s story

Kairo was born at only 24 weeks and two days. He was born with fragile lungs and a strong heart and then spent 345 days at Children's Minnesota getting the expert care he needed to go home healthy and happy.

Finn’s journey: a cutting-edge program at Children’s Minnesota helps preterm babies go home sooner

A new program at Children’s Minnesota, called Children’s in Home App-Based Monitoring Program (CHAMP), allows eligible preterm newborns to go home early.

Treatment before birth: baby Xander’s successful journey from SVT and heart failure to home

Michaela and Nic were excited to welcome their first baby, Xander. The pregnancy was going smoothly until a growth scan at 32 weeks. Only a week before Christmas, Michaela was told her baby was in heart failure and she needed to get to a hospital that provided expert fetal and neonatal he needed.

Newborn Ellie overcomes rare intestinal condition with help from Children’s Minnesota’s NICU team

Baby Ellie spent 21 days recovering in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at Children's Minnesota after she was born with a rare condition that required immediate surgery. She's now home and all smiles.