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Celebrating World Children’s Day: Our commitment

November 20, 2020, is the 61st anniversary of the World’s Children’s Day, which commemorates the Declaration of the Rights of the Child.

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“Let’s Talk”: Ten tips for talking with teens about relationships and sexual health

Sexual development is a natural part of adolescence. Adolescents begin to feel “crushes” and sexual attraction.

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Parents, let’s unite and talk to our kids about bullying

It can be easy to think that bullying is an issue of the past, but kids are much more accepting these days than in previous generations.

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Children injured in ATV accidents on the rise

The summer of 2020 was unique for many reasons – due to an increased number of all-terrain vehicle (ATV) accidents reported in children.

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Nine year old water skier’s leg saved in a boat propeller accident

Dalton loves to water ski. His family was up at their lake home when a boat propeller accident turned a great day sour.

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Pediatric Vaccine Mobile serves children in the community during the pandemic

Hennepin Healthcare staff delivers exceptional care without exception, and this has remained true even during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Here for families: Pediatric care in the midst of a pandemic

We know parents and caregivers are really scared. But providers are still here, ready to help you care for your child.

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Dr. Cutts, Safety Net Champion, advocates for needs of underserved children

Dr. Cutts has been a positive force for change as a general pediatrician with special expertise in pediatric nutrition.

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NICU babies befriend crochet octopi – and how you can help!

In 2018, Hennepin Healthcare’s NICU celebrated 50 years of caring for our tiniest patients. That’s 50+ years of putting our preemies first!

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Breastfeeding help… even before a baby is born

Visiting with a lactation consultant before your baby arrives can help you prepare to breastfeed or provide expressed milk.

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