Aralyn is a true miracle in my and my husband’s eyes. She came to us Sept. 24 – 15 weeks early and after 2 miscarriages. She weighed 1 pound and 14 ounces and was 12.2 inches long. We never thought we would ever face the NICU (neonatal intensive care unit), but thanks to Akron Children’s […]
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As the Solley family grew in numbers – from 1 baby to 4 – so did their car seats. From rear-facing infant seats to boosters, their minivan has become a perfect example of how one size car seat doesn’t fit all. “My husband, Charlie, has always been really good about getting our car seats checked […]
An inoperable brain tumor might have taken Hannah Tringhese’s sight, but it certainly didn’t affect her vision. Six-year-old Hannah Tringhese had just been through the toughest 8-day stretch one might imagine. In the week leading up to Easter 2016, she started going blind while sitting in her kindergarten classroom. Days later, doctors discovered she had […]
When Katie Koblenzer Orendorf woke up on July 26, 2016 with sharp pains, she thought she had pulled her back golfing the day before. Luckily she went to Cleveland Clinic Akron General because, at 26 weeks pregnant with twins, she was going into labor. A hospital resident told her they were going to administer a […]
I want to extend my sincere thanks and appreciation to the entire staff at Akron Children’s Boardman and Akron Children’s Akron. My son suffered a football injury on the field Friday night. That resulted in a broken right arm. He was sent via ambulance to Akron Children’s Boardman campus where they did an x-ray. He was […]
The park was packed for the annual PAC the Park, Chalk the Walk event put on by the Akron Children’s Hospital Parent Advisory Council. Local artist Amy Mothersbaugh spent 3 hours creating her latest sidewalk sensation, although you’ll get to see it from start to finish, along with many other creations from our patients, families, […]