The Pulse

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

Patient Stories

SLCH Cares For Heart Disease Patient From Infancy Into Adulthood

In 1987, at 18 months old, Alex Dixon was the first infant at St. Louis Children’s Hospital (SLCH) to successfully ...

News

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 ...

Mom Docs

How Do You Know If You’re a Helicopter Parent? | The Signs and How to Stop

The dreaded helicopter parent. No one wants to be one, but how can we be sure we’re not being overbearing ...

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 ...