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Pertussis: What is it? How can I prevent my child from getting it?

Pertussis, or whooping cough, is a serious disease that can be deadly to infants. According to the Minnesota Department of Health, there have been 555 total number of pertussis cases reported as of Dec. 31, 2019.

Dad with sick baby

Protecting your child from RSV

This year, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) has been spreading quickly and affecting infants and young children in Minnesota. The trouble is, RSV can oftentimes be confused for the common cold or the flu when in fact, this illness is more serious and can sometimes be deadly. Learn what RSV is, how it spreads and how you can prevent it.

Newborn baby

Preparing for a baby: What experts want you to know

Dr. Gigi Chawla, chief of general pediatrics at Children’s Minnesota, has tips for new parents about what to expect before and after birth, as well as what you’ll need for your hospital stay.

2020 Twin Cities Pediatrics Update

September 11, 2020, 7:45 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Announcing the Virtual Twin Cities Pediatrics Update!

Tips from the expert: Dr. Gigi Chawla offers advice about managing your baby’s health

In Minnesota Monthly’s newest publication, the Baby Guide, Dr. Gigi Chawla, chief of general pediatrics at Children’s Minnesota, answered the burning questions on parents’ minds about managing their baby’s health.

One family’s journey with medical assistance

A Minnesota family is traveling to Washington, D.C., to advocate for an issue close to their hearts – the importance of funding for medical assistance programs. A few short years ago, the family was in a tough situation, their son was facing a life-threatening condition and skyrocketing medical bills threatened their financial security despite their solid dual-income.

Grand Rounds: How we can change youth sports culture

March 14, 2019, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m., Minneapolis

Heather Bergeson, MD

Grand Rounds: Pop Culture Pediatrics: Celebrity Endorsements to Mommy Blogs and Everything in Between

January 10, 2019, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m., Minneapolis

Angela Goepferd, MD, FAAP

CCRN – Pediatrics Certification Review Seminar

March 7, 2019 7:30 a.m. – March 8, 2019 4 p.m., St.Paul

This program provides a comprehensive and up-to-date review of pediatric critical care nursing care based on the Pediatric CCRN Exam content outline. Participants receive information that will not only promote certification exam success, but will also enhance clinical nursing practice.

Pediatrics Certification Review Seminar

February 28, 2019 7:30 a.m. – March 1, 2019 4 p.m., St. Paul

Susan Wade will guide the participants through the pediatrics nursing certification exam review and preparation process and will provide practical tips for studying and test taking success. This conference includes test taking strategies for success and a thorough pediatric nursing content review. The course is based on the book, "Pediatric Nursing Certification Review, 3rd Edition" co-authored by Dr. Louise Jakubik (2014) and the exam content outlines for CPN published by the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board (PNCB) and the Pediatric Nurse Exam (RN-BC) published by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).