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Children’s Minnesota develops standard guideline and protocol for minimally invasive PDA closure procedure for pre-term babies

The Kid Experts® at Children’s Minnesota have developed a standard guideline and protocol for pre-term infants requiring transcatheter closure of their PDA using the Amplatzer™ Piccolo Occluder – a minimally invasive device specifically designed to close PDA in premature infants.

The 16 minutes that changed everything: Owen’s inspiring story

Owen is a smiling, giggling 3-month-old who has already been through more than most of us have in our lifetimes. Immediately after birth, Owen lost his life for 16 minutes. After resuscitation, Owen breathed life again.

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 The Kid Experts™ At Home monitoring program, allows eligible preterm newborns to go home early.

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.

Preemie to philanthropist: JonWalter’s story

JonWalter was born at just 1 pound 13 ounces. He grew up the underdog but now as a young man, who spends his time bowling and finishing up his degree, JonWalter knew it was time to give back to the community who helped him grow.

Intensive Care Follow-Up Clinic

The Intensive Care Follow-up Clinic at Children’s Minnesota provides continuing care for babies who were born premature, with medical complexities such as congenital heart disease, or facing other health challenges.

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Meet the team

We think of our neonatal team as a family, caring for other families. That means we work closely with referring physicians as well as parents to deliver the best care for babies in need.

Outcomes and Research

Choosing where to go for neonatal care is a major decision. You need all the information you can get; and you want it in a clear, straightforward form that helps you make the right choice for your family.