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My child has the flu, now what?

Flu season is in full swing, so we're sharing what parents need to know about influenza and what they should do if their child has flu-like symptoms.

Helping families navigate social factors that impact health – Community Connect featured as part of Minnesota Hospital Association campaign

Minnesota Hospital Association (MHA) featured Children’s Minnesota’s innovative Community Connect program as part of MHA’s Healthy Communities campaign. The campaign highlights the work of hospitals throughout the state providing solutions and support beyond medical care that improve the health and lives of Minnesotans.

Why is hand washing so important?

Help your child stay protected from illnesses, like coronavirus, by teaching them when they should wash their hands and the best way to wash their hands.

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Managing eating disorders during the holidays

The holidays are a time many people look forward to, filled with food and family gatherings. But for many people, especially those with eating disorders, this time of the year can be challenging. Get tips for supporting children with eating disorders here.

Avoiding picky eating during holiday meals

Many parents wonder how to get their kids, especially toddlers, to eat balanced holiday meals. We’re sharing some tips for parents to avoid a power struggle at the table this Thanksgiving and the rest of the holiday season.

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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.

Winter car seat guidelines: Remove winter jackets before putting kids in car seats

As a general rule, bulky clothing, including winter coats and snowsuits, should not be worn underneath the harness of the car seat. Learn more about winter car seat guidelines here.

Children’s Mental Health for Primary Care: The School Age Years

May 15, 2020, 8 a.m. – 4:15 p.m., St. Paul

Due to the recent developments and health safety precautions surrounding COVID-19, this event has been rescheduled for May 14, 2021.

Tips for your family’s summer camping trip

Whether your family is full of seasoned veterans or camping novices, we’re sharing some helpful tips to make this summer’s camping trip safer and more fun!

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Have you laughed today?

Learn from our expert why laughter is just as good for our bodies as it is for our minds.