The Pulse

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

Patient Stories

St. Louis Children's Hospital ‘the Best Place You Can Be’ for Family After Surprising Diagnosis

The day of Journee Vinyard’s annual well child exam when she was just 6 years old was one her family ...

Patient Stories

SLCH Cares For Heart Disease Patient From Infancy Into Adulthood

In 1987, at 18 months old, Alex Dixon was the first infant at St. Louis Children’s Hospital (SLCH) to successfully ...


St. Louis Children's Ranks No. 1 Among Missouri Children's Hospitals

U.S. News & World Report has again ranked St. Louis Children’s Hospital-Washington University School of Medicine among America’s Best Children’s ...

Mom Docs

OTC Medication for Your Kids: What to Grab and Avoid

Your child wakes you up at 3:00 a.m. coughing. Great, so much for those eight hours of sleep you promised ...

Expert Advice

Past, Present, and Future of Single Ventricle Care at St. Louis Children's Hospital

Presented at the Single Ventricle Family Forum 2021, Dr. Canter discusses the Timeline of Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome/Single Ventricle Therapy ...