The Pulse

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

Patient Stories

Toddler Receives Kidney on National Living Donor Day

In his short years of life, Leo has braved surgery, dialysis and a kidney transplant. ...

Patient Stories

Teen Athlete Fights Rare Knee Condition With Surgery, Rehab and Hard Work

Learn more about Nina Simpson's journey and struggle with osteochondritis dissecans (OCD) and her experience with St. Louis Children's Hospital. ...

News

Illinois 7th Grader Recovering After Battle With COVID-19

“She’s done amazing,” said Dr. William Orr, a Washington University pediatric cardiologist at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, who treated Kiley ...

Mom Docs

How To Build Your Teen’s Self Esteem

 How To Build Your Teen’s Self Esteem Dr. Sarah Garwood, Adolescent Medicine specialist at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, explains ...

Expert Advice

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

Dr. Canter discusses the timeline of Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome/Single Ventricle Therapy at St. Louis Children’s Hospital and Washington University ...