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 Ranks No. 1 Among Missouri Children's Hospitals

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

Patient Stories

Relieving Camryn's Scoliosis Pain

Camryn, who has scoliosis, recently returned to school after a thoracic spinal fusion. She is now pain free, her posture ...

Patient Stories

Transplants Help Siblings Survive Rare Lung Disease

Cody and Hayley Smith knew their lives would change with the birth of their first child. But they never imagined ...

Mom Docs

Flying with Breast Milk and Your Pump: What to Know

Breastfeeding can be a challenging journey! While clogged ducts, mastitis, and babies with reflux are normal hurdles, flying with breast ...

Expert Advice

Past, Present, and Future of Single Ventricle Care at St. Louis Children's Hospital

Presented at the Single Ventricle Family Forum 2021, Dr. Canter discusses the Timeline of Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome/Single Ventricle Therapy ...