Tuesday was a big day in the young life of Claire Wardle. After 294 days in Akron Children’s neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), Claire was going home to be with her twin brother, James, and her jubilant parents, Barry and Rachel. “I can’t believe it’s finally here,” said Barry. “I could go on and on […]
Families share their experiences with Akron Children's Hospital's neonatal intensive care unit.
After years of trying to have a baby, my husband and I found out we were pregnant in June of 2015. We were beyond excited! I had to go to the doctor a lot because of my age and blood pressure – I was over 35 with high blood pressure. In September, we found out 2 […]
Amy McNair and her husband Don are so appreciative of the care they received when their son Jackson was born at 29 weeks. Amy, a consultant for Thirty-One Gifts wanted to give back to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and gifted the department with 50 insulated totes for preemie moms, stuffed with snacks, chapstick, notepad, […]
For Kyle and Lauren Livengood, there’s no greater gift this holiday season than their 17-month old daughter, Natalie.
Join the Conger family for the annual event at Canal Park on Sun., Oct. 4. All proceeds benefit the Walk for Babies fund to assist families in the NICU at Akron Children’s Hospital.
Sarah and her husband, Zach, were already parents to 3-year-old Chloe when they learned she was pregnant with a second daughter. But 3 weeks after her 19-week ultrasound, their world came crashing down when they learned their unborn baby had a series of complex congenital heart defects.