Although it has been 5 years since the bittersweet December day we got to come home, the holiday season always reminds us as a family of Akron Children’s Hospital and the love and care we received as our son Bryce spent 33 days in the pediatric intensive care unit. Bryce was life-flighted on AirBear with […]
As the mom of 4 kids ages 15, 14, 12 and 11, Kathy Primavera was already good at balancing life-on-the-go when she accepted the job as Akron Children’s first home care nurse for the Mahoning Valley in 2011. “Akron Children’s Beeghly campus had only been open for a few years when I came on board,” […]
Alexis Host started off with a normal pregnancy. Then she found out she was having twins. Even though she visited her doctor every 2 weeks and strictly followed their orders, she slowly started going into labor at 22 weeks. After 2 weeks of bed rest, Alexis had an emergency C-section and delivered twins Charlee and […]
When I was only 6 months pregnant, I went to Akron City Hospital’s ER because I was in so much pain and was admitted due to high blood pressure. As it turns out, I had severe pre-eclampsia.
Our little miracle, Savannah, or as she would come to be known by her nickname, Savvy G, was born last July weighing a mere 1 lb., 2 oz. On Jan. 19, she aspirated fluids into her lungs and we took her to Akron Children’s Hospital.
My son spent 9 days at Akron Children’s. The nurses were always very good with him and took extraordinary care of him. Dr. Soldes performed g-tube placement surgery on him and did a spectacular job.