The Pulse

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


Plans Underway for Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccine Trials

Washington University pediatric infectious diseases doctors plan to launch clinical trials this spring at St. Louis Children’s Hospital to evaluate ...

Patient Stories

Creating a Full Circle of Care

When 3-month-old Hank Matzke started running a fever and wouldn’t stop crying late one Saturday night, his parents, Amanda and ...

Patient Stories

A Christmas Miracle

Peter Needham’s recovery from head trauma has created a yearly family tradition. No parent wants to spend the night in ...

Mom Docs

Inducing Labor: Is a Planned Induction Right for You?

What are some of the reasons you might consider inducing labor? Watch this video to learn why doctors may recommend ...

Expert Advice

What’s the Deal With TikTok?

Move aside, Facebook and Instagram—TikTok is the newest fad. How safe is it for your kids? TikTok can offer harmless ...