The Pulse

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


St. Louis Children's Hospital Ranks No. 1 in Missouri and Top Nine Percent in the Nation

U.S. News & World Report has again ranked St. Louis Children’s Hospital-Washington University School of Medicine among America’s Best Children’s ...


Medical Missions: Nepal

St. Louis Children's Hospital nurses travel to Nepal to share their expertise. ...


Nurse Practitioner Gives Heartbeat Animals to Heart Patients in Memory of Her Son

A nurse practitioner lost her three-month-old son to a heart issue and other complications, and she's giving away a special ...

Mom Docs

How to Manage Encopresis in Children

Encopresis is a frustrating experience for children, parents, and teachers. Encopresis is generally defined as the passage of feces in ...

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 ...