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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The state of pediatric health care

Investing in our children is the single best thing we can do to ensure a brighter and more successful future – for them, for our state and for our country.

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New updates to AAP policy on spanking

The American Academy of Pediatrics recently updated its guidelines on spanking and other forms of corporal punishment.

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New diagnostic technology makes seizure-ending surgery possible

Since her surgery in May 2018, 10-year-old Nicole has gone from having seizures uncontrolled by medication to being seizure-free.

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New findings from the American Academy of Pediatrics

As the AAP kicks off its annual conference, new findings on pediatric health have been released. We’ve broken a few for you and your family.

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Conversations on Children’s Health with Minnesota’s Gubernatorial Candidates

Minnesota's gubernatorial candidates participated in "Conversations on Children's Health," to discuss their positions on issues related to children's health.

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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.

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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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Home for the Holidays – North Oaks Home Tour and Holiday Boutique

November 16, 2018 9 a.m. – November 17, 2018 2 p.m., Saint Paul

Clinical Ethics Symposium: Conscientious Objection

November 16, 2018, 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m., Minneapolis

Millie’s 5th Annual Birthday Show

November 16, 2018, 8 p.m. – 10:30 p.m., Excelsior

News & Press Releases

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Children’s Minnesota in the process of becoming a Level I ACS Verified Surgery Center

Children’s is in the process to become a Level I ACS Verified Surgery Center. This is the highest level of distinction for hospitals that perform complex surgical procedures in newborns, children and teens.

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The state of pediatric health care

Investing in our children is the single best thing we can do to ensure a brighter and more successful future – for them, for our state and for our country.

Dr. Mark Hudson recognized by the Schwartz Center for Compassionate Care

Dr. Mark Hudson, medical director of the Midwest Children’s Resource Center is a 2018 National Compassionate Caregiver of the Year (NCCY) award nominee and Honorable Mention recipient.

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