Stories that change you forever

When you work with the most amazing people on earth, you’re bound to have some interesting stories to tell. Every day amazing things happen here at Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota. From a single child’s incredible story to a research breakthrough that helps thousands of kids, we have stories that will change the way you see the world.

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Learn more about Children’s news and events, what’s going on at our hospitals and clinics, and our experts in the news. You can also read stories written by our staff, patients and families.

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The importance of pediatric dental health

Baby teeth are more important than you think! Follow these simple dental hygiene guidelines to give your children the best start at a healthy smile for life!

Meet Shelby

Born at 23 weeks and 5 days old, Shelby spent 10 out of her first 12 months of life in the hospital, undergoing multiple surgeries and life-saving procedures. See Shelby's amazing development today.

Meet Maisy

Maisy's family was thrust into a world of special medical needs when their second child was born with a severe disability. See how Maisy is thriving today thanks to medical assistance and Children's Minnesota.

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Meet the Stark Family: William Today

See William's progress today after doctors at the Midwest Fetal Care Center give him a new opportunity to thrive.

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Finding courage and heart: Ben’s story

Ben Barrick was diagnosed with hypoplastic left heart syndrome in utero. His mom shares how their world changed when she found out her son would be born with a congenital heart defect and how she found the strength to get through it.

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Medicaid and its impact on our kids

As the health care industry faces a time of unprecedented change, we remain committed to providing exceptional care to all children and their families, regardless of their ability to pay.

Clinicians from the Midwest Fetal Care Center.

Midwest Fetal Care Center

Midwest Fetal Care Center is the first and largest advanced fetal care program in the Upper Midwest. Providing expanded access to prenatal care.

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Influenza

Get all the facts on influenza from Children's infectious disease experts.

Calendar of Events

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All Rhymers Eve

Oct 22, 2016, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM, Hopkins

IRB Administration Seminar Series

Sep 13, 2016, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM, Minneapolis

Grand Rounds: Morbidity and Mortality Conference

Dec 15, 2016, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM, St. Paul

News & Press Releases

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Children’s Minnesota Foundation Announces New Board Members

Children's Minnesota announces new members to its Foundation board, which is dedicated to raising funds to advance pediatric health care.

Children’s Minnesota Appoints Four New Members to Hospital Board of Directors

Children's Minnesota announced appointment of new Hospital board of directors dedicated to improving pediatric health care for families throughout Minnesota and beyond.

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Midwest Fetal Care Center physician explains open fetal surgery

Dr. Lillegard explains more about the new open fetal surgery program and the Midwest Fetal Care Center’s service

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