For many children, regardless of how often they have been to Akron Children’s, there may still be a moment of apprehension and uncertainty as they decide between the Spiderman or My Little Pony sticker during a stop at one of our visitor desks. Undoubtedly, it’s a scene repeated many times each day. In 2017, more […]
On any given day, you’ll see more than doctors and nurses making rounds to patient rooms. You’ll see dogs, cookie carts, even a miniature pony. Not to mention, the most colorful, kid-friendly helicopter around. This is the lighter side of care at Akron Children’s.
There were milestones and triumphs sprinkled throughout or “In the Moment” posts from January. We invite you to take a glance at those you may have missed, or a second peek at those you’ve already enjoyed. 1. After countless treatments and trips to Akron Children’s throughout the past year, Thursday was full of good surprises […]
Ensley and Chanel Thomas have called their daugther Kensley their “diamond” since they first saw her in a NICU incubator after being born prematurely at 23 weeks. “She was in a glass case and we started calling her our diamond in the rough,” Ensley said, recalling a beautiful little girl hooked up to wires, machines […]
Hope and joy was shining through in our November “In the Moment” photos … just in time for the holidays! We invite you to take a glance at those you may have missed, or a second peek at those you’ve already enjoyed. 1. At just 2 pounds, baby Ava made Ryan & Sara Heckert’s dreams come […]
There were plenty of boys and ghouls featured in our October “In the Moment” photos. We invite you to take a glance at those you may have missed, or a second peek at those you’ve already enjoyed. 1. From classic to creative, our staff went over-the-top for Halloween. They had fun and, most importantly, made […]
Two-year-old Nicholas LaVoie doesn’t realize that the music he loves to dance to with his new friends is helping him develop both the right and left sides of his brain. His mom, Tina, knows exposing kids to music can help them reach their milestones and was happy to have an opportunity for her son to […]