The Pulse

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


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 ...


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 ...


Rubin Receives Pioneer Award

On June 6, Washington University physician Joshua Rubin, MD, PhD, pediatric neuro-oncologist at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, received the Pioneer ...

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, ...

Expert Advice

Darweesh Named to Leadership Roles at Children’s and Barnes-Jewish Hospitals

St. Louis Children’s Hospital (SLCH) welcomes Sam Darweesh, MBA, as vice president of operations at Children’s and vice president of ...