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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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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Baby Clara hasn’t let spina bifida slow down her amazing development

A new fetal surgery gives Clara an opportunity to thrive.

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Facts on frostbite

Prolonged exposure to the cold puts our skin at risk for frostbite.

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Newborn screenings help identify potential concerns; Children’s Minnesota experts help families address them

Babies born in Minnesota benefit from having one of the most comprehensive newborn screening programs in the country. These tests check babies for serious, rare disorders that may not be visible at birth.

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New Year’s resolutions for kids

The beginning of a new year provides us all with an opportunity for a fresh start. Dr. Gigi Chawla provides some ideas for New Year's resolutions for kids.

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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.

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Concussions

Get all the facts about concussions from the Children's Minnesota experts.

Calendar of Events

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A Closer Look at Autism: Strategies and Best Practices in Pediatric Care in Novemeber

Nov 21, 2016, 7:30 AM – 4:00 PM, Minneapolis

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

Nov 18, 2016 9:00 AM – Nov 19, 2016 3:00 PM, Saint Paul

IRB Administration Seminar Series

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

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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

Midwest Fetal Care Center Launches Open Fetal Surgery Program

Children’s Minnesota and Allina Health announced that the Midwest Fetal Care Center added open fetal surgery to its pioneering fetal care program.

Children’s Minnesota names next president and chief operating officer

Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minn. – (January 5, 2017) – Children’s Minnesota is pleased to welcome Marc Gorelick, MD, as its new president and chief operating officer. Dr. Gorelick, who is chief operating officer and executive vice president of Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin (CHW), will begin his role at Children’s Minnesota on March 20.

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