While a clear chimney makes it a little easier on Santa, it also goes a long way toward keeping you and your family safe during the holidays. In this Children’s Channel video, Stephanie Weigel, the injury prevention coordinator for Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley, shares this and other tips for a safe and magical season.
Grandparents as caregivers are a blessing. Whether they watch your kids regularly or occasionally, the personalized care kids receive from people who love them is a benefit that can’t be quantified. The problem many new parents run into is that grandparents tend to use the same practices they did raising their own children — many […]
Gestational diabetes can occur during pregnancy when the mother’s body doesn’t produce enough insulin, or becomes resistant to insulin. In this Children’s Channel video, Stacey Ehrenberg Buchner, MD, a maternal-fetal medicine specialist at Akron Children’s Hospital, discusses the symptoms and diagnosis of this highly-treatable disease.
It’s not unusual for a child to miss a day or two of school with a fever, but if the fever keeps returning with the same symptoms, it may be a sign of something more serious. In this Children’s Channel video, Steven Spalding, MD, director of the division of rheumatology at Akron Children’s Hospital, discusses […]
It’s not uncommon to hear a pregnant women talk about cravings during pregnancy – pickles, peanut butter, ice cream and the like. What moms-to-be may not realize is the nutrients, or lack of, in those cravings can put her at higher risk of developing gestational diabetes and delivering preterm. Gestational diabetes happens when a woman’s […]
There are many possible causes of joint pain in children, but if it is starting to affect their day-to-day activities, it may be time to visit the doctor. In this Children’s Channel video, Steven Spalding, MD, director of the division of rheumatology at Akron Children’s Hospital, discusses the signs of joint pain and how it […]