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Patient Stories

Teen Athlete Fights Rare Knee Condition With Surgery, Rehab and Hard Work

Learn more about Nina Simpson's journey and struggle with osteochondritis dissecans (OCD) and her experience with St. Louis Children's Hospital. ...

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Skin-to-Skin Contact: Benefits for Both Baby and Parents

Baby’s first cuddle is very important. When you first see your newborn you might just have the urge to hold ...

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Here’s What Parents Need to Know About the COVID-19 Vaccine for Children Ages 5-11

All children 5 and up now eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine Parents can breathe a sigh of relief now that ...

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Illinois 7th Grader Recovering After Battle With COVID-19

“She’s done amazing,” said Dr. William Orr, a Washington University pediatric cardiologist at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, who treated Kiley ...

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Dealing with Morning Sickness | Tips for Symptom Relief

Morning sickness is the cliche horrible symptom for pregnant women. Despite the name, it’s not always designated to just the ...

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Your Winter Virus Guide: Navigating Cold & Flu Season

Some of you may vaguely remember November of 2019 and before: a time when sniffles and minor fevers were potential ...

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Read the Fears Away: Books for Your Kid’s First Dentist Visit

It’s your kid’s first trip to the dentist, and you’re searching for a book to prepare them. You find one ...

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Halloween Safety Tips | Keep Your Family Safe

Happy Halloween! Every year there are new ghouls and goblins out trick or treating. You can help keep your scary ...

Patient Stories

Journey Into motherhood as an Adult Congenital Heart Disease Patient

When Kelsey Beelman was 2 weeks old, her pediatrician heard a heart murmur. “My parents knew it wasn’t good when ...