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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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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Meet the Stark Family: William’s Surgery

Doctors at the Midwest Fetal Care Center diagnosed William with a congenital lung condition that if left untreated, may cause future complications.

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Meet the Stark Family

A routine 20-week ultrasound revealed more than this Minneapolis couple's baby's gender.

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Owen’s heart thrives despite congenital diagnosis

A congenital heart defect diagnosis won't slow Owen down.

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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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Soccer for the Kids

Oct 22, 2016, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM, Oakdale

Autographs 4Kids

Dec 12, 2016, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM, Maple Grove

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

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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