The Pulse

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


4-Year-Old With Cerebral Palsy Celebrates After Taking First Independent Steps

Maya shared her first steps after her SDR surgery with the world! We're so proud of you, Maya - keep ...


Watch Maya as She Takes Her First Steps

4-year-old Maya has Cerebral Palsy and has never been able to walk on her own, but watch as she takes ...


Teen Continues His Remarkable Recovery After Nearly Losing His Leg in a Boating Accident

A boat accident badly sliced the leg and wrist of Ashton during a family outing in 2017. Ashton’s amazing recovery ...

Mom Docs

Burn Management in the Emergency Department

Burn injuries are, unfortunately, a common reason for visits to the pediatric Emergency Department (ED). St. Louis Children’s Hospital is ...

Expert Advice

Medical Animation: Hodgkin Lymphoma

The lymphatic system is part of the body’s immune system. The lymph nodes throughout the body are connected by a ...