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Sharing stories for and about the children and families we serve across 50 states and more than 80 countries.

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Child Exercise | Best Practices to Encourage Children to Move

As parents, we know that exercise is important for our children. But how active should kids be? The American Heart ...

Departments

Hyperinsulinism Center Offers Quick Assessment of Diffuse or Focal Disease

The Washington University Hyperinsulinism Center at St. Louis Children’s Hospital is one of the few centers in the country to ...

Caregivers

Michelle Stecher was a Heart Center Patient 30 Years Ago and is Now an Inpatient Nurse

When Michelle Stecher was born 33 years ago, her doctors were at first unsure what to do for her. What ...

News

4,000th Cerebral Palsy Patient to Come to St. Louis Hospital for Life-Changing Surgery

Seven-year-old Ivy Rogers from Australia has become the 4,000th patient at St. Louis Children's Hospital to take steps after receiving ...

Mom Docs

Stress Fracture Symptoms in Kids

Once the shock subsides, it can be difficult to know whether your child’s pain is due to a stress fracture, ...