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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 ...

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Medical Animations: Fetal Circulation - Placental Blood Supply and Capillary Exchange

Watch the video as St. Louis Children's Hospital explains how nutrients are carried in and out of the placenta. Learn ...

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Medical Animations: Fetal Circulation - Foramen Ovale and Ductus Arteriosus

Watch the video as St. Louis Children's Hospital explains the two structures that develop in the prenatal heart that allow ...

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Medical Animation: Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

St. Louis Children's Hospital explains how drinking alcohol can affect the fetus during pregnancy. ...

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Medical Animation: Breastfeeding

St. Louis Children's Hospital explains how milk forms and comes out of the breasts during breastfeeding. Learn more. ...

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Jackson’s Story: Intervention Before Birth Delivers a Chance

Read more about Jackson's fight against large congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation (CCAM) and his experience with St. Louis Children's Hospital ...

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Infant Making Great Strides After In-Womb Surgery for Spina Bifida

Jackson underwent surgery before birth to repair his spina bifida. At four-months old, this little guy is make some great ...

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Providing Hope Through a Continuum of Care

St. Louis Children’s and Washington University Heart Center offers patients and families medical and emotional support. ...

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Medical Animation: Fetal Development

St. Louis Children's Hospital explains how the fetus develops in the mother's womb and how the mother gives birth to ...