Education materials and other resources

We know you may want to dig for more information, so we gathered these easy-to-digest materials and resources from pediatric organizations in Minnesota and beyond.

Patient and Family Education Resources If you need quick, clear info about a kids’ health topic, we have it all!

Choking infant (Up to 1 year)  Learn how to take quick action if an infant is choking (Hmong and Spanish translations available at link).

CPR (all ages) Easy-to-follow CPR instructions will help you be prepared in case of an emergency.

Craniosynostosis Learn more about this abnormal growth of the skull.

Feeding an infant with cleft lip & palate Some helpful tips for keeping your baby nourished.

Hearing aids If your child needs a hearing aid, use this guide to see exactly how they’ll work.

Hearing milestones – a parent’s checklist This handy list helps you gauge your child’s hearing.

Pain in infants Understand your child’s response to pain and what can be done to manage it (Hmong, Somali, and Spanish translations available at link).

Flat Head Syndrome (Posit. Plagio) Easy to understand explanation of how to treat malformation of a baby’s head.

Respiratory syncytial virus This virus is a common cause of pneumonia and bronchiolitis in infants and young children. Learn the signs (Hmong and Spanish translations available at link).

Secondhand Smoke Secondhand smoke can cause serious health problems, especially in younger children. Take these steps to keep your environment smoke-free.

Types of hearing loss There are two general types of hearing loss. Here’s how they affect children.

Upper respiratory infections (colds) You recognize the signature sniffles and sore throat. Find out how to ease the symptoms of colds.

Voice problems Listen to this information about children’s voices that sound hoarse or too quiet.

But wait, there’s more…

In addition to handy written materials for families, Children’s and other nationally recognized organizations offer classes to help strengthen your ability to care for a baby with breathing difficulties. Here are a few:

CPR for Families and Friends at Children’s Minnesota
Phone: 651-220-5279

American Red Cross



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