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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Star Studio, our in-house TV channel, brings joy to patients

It can be hard to feel like a kid when you’re in the hospital. That’s where Star Studio comes in.

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For a boy with a mysterious bug bite, child life specialists made all the difference

When a mysterious bug bite brought Johnny into Children's Minnesota, a team of physicians and child life specialists became a bright spot in his story.

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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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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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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.

Calendar of Events

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AYA Vikings Game

December 16, 2018, 12 p.m. – 4 p.m., Minneapolis

AYA Oncology Sushi Class

December 19, 2018, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m., Falcon Heights

Holiday Cookie Baking

December 20, 2018, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m., Minnetonka

News & Press Releases

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Congratulations to Children’s Minnesota endowed chair recipients

Children's is proud to announce the honoring of Joseph B. Lillegard, MD, PhD, inaugural chair holder of the Dr. Jim Sidman Endowed Chair in Fetal Research, and Brad A. Feltis, MD, PhD, inaugural chair holder of the Dr. Carol L. Wells Endowed Chair in Fetal Surgery.

Kimberly Welch joins Children’s Minnesota as vice president of marketing and communications

MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL – (Dec. 3, 2018) – Children’s Minnesota is pleased to welcome Kimberly Welch as its new vice president of marketing and communications, effective Dec. 3.

Children’s Minnesota St. Paul clinic wins award

The Children's Minnesota St. Paul Pediatric Clinic was awarded the HPV Vaccination Initiation award for large clinics by the Minnesota Department of Health

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