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Children’s Minnesota experts present at the Western Pediatric Trauma Conference

Dr. Nathaniel Kreykes, pediatric surgeon and trauma medical director at Children’s Minnesota, presented at the Western Pediatric Trauma Conference virtually on Thursday, July 15, with Laura Plasencia, trauma services manager at Children’s Minnesota, as the moderator for this session.

Protecting your baby from the sun

Get our tips for protecting your baby from the sun.

Swim safely this summer with drowning prevention tips and swimming lessons

Many families enjoy spending warm summer days in and around the water. But, as we’ve seen already this season, these gatherings can unfortunately take a tragic turn when a child goes under the water. However, these tragedies are preventable.

Choosing smoke and carbon monoxide alarms: What you need to know

Dex Tuttle, injury prevention program manager at Children’s Minnesota, and Capt. Casidy Anderson, community risk reduction officer with Minneapolis Fire Department, talk you through choosing smoke and carbon monoxide alarms.

Saved by her helmet: Genevieve’s sledding story

We all understand how important helmets are when biking, but what about sledding? Children's Minnesota nurse, Jessica, shares how a helmet protected her daughter's head while sledding.

Ways to stay safe and active during winter break

With winter breaks approaching, we understand that kids may have a tough time adjusting. We're sharing tips to keep kids active all winter long, which is good for their minds and bodies.

The importance of toy safety during a pandemic

Dr. Gigi Chawla, chief of general pediatrics at Children’s Minnesota, gives families some tips to make sure they're buying their kids the right toys.

COVID-19 and sports: Which sports are safe for kids to play?

Learn more about the safety and risk of playing sports during COVID-19.

Children’s Minnesota takes extra steps to provide safe care

Children’s Minnesota remains a safe place for kids to get the care they need—from routine well-child check-ups to emergency care to surgeries.

When can my child stay home alone on their own?

Summer is just around the corner and for many parents that means, their kids are out of school for the season. Because your kids will be home throughout the day during the summer, you may be wondering, at what age can my child stay home alone?