Kids and germs: What you need to clean

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Children love discovering new things. It’s their awesome imaginations that has them building sandcastles, splashing in mud puddles and sharing an ice cream cone with the family dog. Unfortunately, all that discovery leads to one common thing: germs. Here are some household tips on where bacteria seem to lurk the most. Bathroom Every month, give bath … Continued

How reading helps children be BRAVE

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Some of my favorite memories as a mom to young children involves our time snuggled together reading a favorite book. While it can be hard as a busy parent to find time for reading to your children, the benefits of it are countless. I’ve compiled some of my favorites into an easy-to-remember acronym. B is … Continued

Midwest Fetal Care Center to sponsor The Great Candy Run

The Midwest Fetal Care Center is excited to sponsor The Great Candy Run, a one-of-a-kind 5K run/walk on Sept. 17 at Staring Lake in Eden Prairie. Race director Stacy Hvinden wrote about her experience while visiting Duluth during Grandma’s Marathon weekend. Register today for The Great Candy Run.  

Midwest Fetal Care Center opens new clinic space

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The Michael and Ann Ciresi Midwest Fetal Care Center, located in Minneapolis at The Mother Baby Center at Abbott Northwestern Hospital and Children’s Minnesota, opened Monday. The new, 6,700-square-foot clinic is the first and largest advanced fetal care center in the Upper Midwest and one of only a few in the U.S. The clinic was … Continued

The Mother Baby Center turns 3

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Happy birthday to us! Happy birthday to us! On Feb. 4, 2013, we opened our first center — The Mother Baby Center in Minneapolis — as a collaboration between Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota and Allina Health’s Abbott Northwestern Hospital. Our goal? To deliver the best in mother and baby care. In our third … Continued