The Pulse

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


Robot Could be Key to Decreasing Maternal Deaths in St. Louis Area

A "mom" robot is being used by Barnes-Jewish Hospital and St. Louis Children's Hospital to train their staff as well ...


Missouri 5-Month-Old Survives Heart-Lung Transplant

On May 23, cardiologists at St. Louis Children’s Hospital’s Heart Center performed the transplant on Jack, making him the youngest ...


Camp Crescent Brings Summer Fun to Kids with Painful Blood Disease

Camp Crescent is run by St. Louis Children’s Hospital in Potosi, MO exclusively for children ages 8-12 with sickle cell ...

Mom Docs

Executive Functioning & Your Child’s School Performance

The new school year is approaching. You may be ready to send your child back to school, but at the ...

Expert Advice

Medical Animation: Congenital Heart Defects

Congenital heart defect is the term given when one or more defects in the structure of the heart are present ...