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Advice for families in the NICU and friends who want to support

Hannah Hill shares tips for families in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and friends that want to support during that difficult time.

The Yanisch family

Why I Walk for Amazing: Stella and Nora

With two health-affected kids, Stella and Nora, the Yanisch family is gearing up to participate in the second annual Walk for Amazing to be inspired and find community.

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Caring for children after they leave the neonatal intensive care unit

Caring for babies doesn't end when they graduate from the NICU. Children's Minnesota offers a free follow-up program for at-risk babies.

Izzy’s Ice Cream 13 Days of Giving Benefiting the Three Angels Fund

February 15, 2018, 3 p.m. – 9 p.m.

As part of their 5th Annual 13 Days of Giving Event, Izzy’s Ice Cream will donate $2 for every cone sold on February 15, to the Olivia, Jack and Gracie Becker Endowment Fund, which benefits the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Children’s in Saint Paul.

Evening for the Angels

September 29, 2018, 5 p.m. – 11:59 p.m., Eagan

This fun, friend-filled evening benefits the Three Angels Endowment Fund, all proceeds from which benefit the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at St. Paul Children's.

distal arthrogryposis William rehabilitation services

No ordinary boy

Born with a one-of-a-kind genetic variance, 2-year-old William Schlimm learned to walk with the help of rehabilitation services at Children’s Minnesota.

Star Tribune: At Children’s, American Indian babies get gift of moccasins

Through the First Gift program, Children’s Minnesota is working together with the American Indian community to honor their traditions, including presenting moccasins to babies in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and Special Care Nursery.

Josh Whitehill NICU micro preemie

Micro preemie weighed less than 1 pound at birth

NICU Then & Now: Jonathon Whitehill weighed 10.9 ounces when he was born in 2009. Today he's a first-grader who loves school and sports.

Preemie twins now happy, healthy toddlers

NICU Then & Now: Wes and Ila Waller spent the first 47 days of their lives in the neonatal intensive care unit on the St. Paul campus of Children's Minnesota.

2016 Summer Events Kick Off

January 1, 1970, 12 a.m. – 12 a.m., Saint Paul

To help us kick off our summer events, you’re invited to a special party at the Minnesota Children’s Museum on February 23. Register for the Baby Steps 3K, HeartBeat 5000 and/or Pine Tree Runs 5K and 10K; connect with other families and employees; learn about our interactive fundraising platform; enjoy snacks and tour the museum – all for free.