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National Neonatal Nurses Week 2021

In honor of Neonatal Nurses Week, September 13-19, 2021, we are highlighting Jill Bauer, registered nurse and health professional liaison for neonatal at Children’s Minnesota. Jill has been an RN for 40 years and has been a NICU nurse for 36 years.

One family’s experience at The Mother Baby Center at Mercy hospital

At only 33 weeks pregnant, Danielle was rushed to The Mother Baby Center at Mercy. She was then diagnosed with placental abruption and preeclampsia. She was rushed to the operating room and minutes later, she gave birth to Freya.

Meet Kprecia Ambers: The artist who brought The Mother Baby Center rebrand to life

Kprecia Ambers is the young artist behind the new illustrations for The Mother Baby Center rebrand. Learn more about her passion for the project and how she hopes to make a difference through her illustrations.

Children’s Minnesota expands neonatal services for Twin Cities North Metro Region

The Mother Baby Center, a partnership between Children’s Minnesota and Allina Health, is expanding its neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) services. The Center will enhance neonatal care at its Mercy Hospital location in Coon Rapids, shifting from a Level II special care nursery to a Level III NICU.

The Mother Baby Center launches rebrand campaign focused on personalized care, reflecting diversity

The Mother Baby Center, a partnership between Allina Health and Children’s Minnesota, announced the launch of its rebrand campaign which includes illustrations by a local artist, Kprecia Ambers, depicting images of the diverse communities it serves.

Allina physician presents on opioid use and opioid disorder in pregnancy

Laura Colicchia, MD, a maternal-fetal-medicine physician with Minnesota Perinatal Physicians - Allina Health, presented during a virtual opioid video conference series hosted by St. Gabriel’s Hospital in Little Falls, Minn on Wed., Oct. 28, 2020.