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 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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Breast pumping shouldn’t hurt

Breastfeeding and pumping shouldn’t cause pain. We outlined some common causes of breast pain and how to prevent it.

How wrap-around care services help kids and families healing from cancer diagnoses

At Children’s Minnesota, we put kids first, and we know that kids get better quicker when we take care of the whole family. This is why we offer many services and amenities to the whole family in addition to typical health care services.

Work Here Wednesday: RN Clinic Supervisor II (Medical Specialties)

We are currently hiring for an RN Clinic Supervisor. This position will work with the diabetes and endocrinology, nephrology, and gender health specialties in five different clinic locations around the metro.

Dr. Marc Gorelick speaks on racism’s impact on health care

Dr. Marc Gorelick, Children's president and CEO, shares his thoughts on the new American Academy of Pediatrics policy: The Impact of Racism on Child and Adolescent Health.

Our primary care clinics have a new look!

Children’s Minnesota primary care clinics have remodeled to serve your family better! We’re hosting open houses at Children’s Minnesota West St. Paul clinic, Partners in Pediatrics Brooklyn Park clinic and Partners in Pediatrics Rogers clinic in September.

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Children’s Minnesota’s Jim Leste named to Nexus board of directors

Jim Leste, vice president of support operations, interim senior director of surgical specialties at Children's Minnesota was named to the Nexus board of directors.

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.

Medicaid and its impact on our kids banner

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.

Calendar of Events

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Grand Rounds: Who you gonna call? Distinguishing between Social Work, Clinical Ethics, Palliative Care, and Risk

August 22, 2019, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m., Minneapolis

Grand Rounds: Medicare for All: Slogan or Solution

September 5, 2019, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m., Minneapolis

North Oaks Rummage Sale

September 14, 2019 7 a.m. – September 15, 2019 2 p.m., Saint Paul

News & Press Releases

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Children’s Minnesota nurse honored as “Outstanding Nurses” winner

Children’s is proud to announce that Martha Dugan, APRN, CNP, has been named a winner in the 2019 Mpls.St.Paul Magazine “Outstanding Nurses” Awards.

Dr. Andrea Lampland named Top Doctor in Mpls.St.Paul Magazine

Children’s Minnesota is excited to congratulate our very own Dr. Andrea Lampland, MD, neonatologist, for her recognition from Mpls.St.Paul Magazine as a 2019 Top Doctor in the Twin Cities.

Rare open fetal tumor removal surgery gives Alexa a second chance at life

Kare 11 shares the touching story of Alexa Mendoza, a toddler who was one of only about a dozen babies in the world to have survived a rare open fetal surgery to remove a tumor while still in her mother’s womb. Children’s Minnesota is one of just a few hospitals across the country that is able to perform this complex and risky procedure.

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