The Pulse

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

Patient Stories

Children’s Arrhythmia Clinic Helps Family Live Normally With Rare Heart Syndrome

Samantha Etheridge and her children have a rare, and potentially life-threatening disease called Brugada syndrome. ...

Patient Stories

Twenty-Five Years Post-Transplant, Jacques Remembers St. Louis Children's Hospital Experience

Kim Jacques recalls being a member of a very exclusive club as a teenager. Kim, who was 16 at the ...

Patient Stories

Special Patient Receives Special Care From Heart Center and Transplant Teams

Dale Robertson, born with a rare congenital heart defect, was among the first generation of patients to receive newly developed ...

Mom Docs

What Parents Need to Know About Kids & the COVID-19 Vaccine

You may have heard recently that the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine has been approved for adolescents aged 12-15. In this video ...

Expert Advice

Paws to Teach

Children are bitten by dogs more than any other age group. That’s why it’s important to teach them how to ...