The Pulse

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

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 ...


St. Louis Children’s Hospital Catheterization and Electrophysiology Labs Receive National Accreditation

St. Louis Children’s Hospital’s catheterization (cath) lab received accreditation from the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC), becoming among the first in ...

Patient Stories

Celebrating Big for Savannah

Nothing stops Savannah from living every day of her life to the fullest—not even the colorectal issues that have caused ...

Mom Docs

Cats & Dogs: Helping Kids Conceptualize History

I don’t watch TV news. It makes me too anxious, so typically I read my news instead. Before last Wednesday ...

Expert Advice

Continuing Regular Pediatric Care during COVID: Why It’s Crucial

It’s hard to sort out what’s essential and what’s not while balancing everyday life in the middle of a pandemic. ...