An infant’s innate need to suck can make pacifiers a helpful item for baby and parents alike. In this Children’s Channel video, Monique Malmer, MSN, RN, PPCNP-BC, Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics Warren office, discusses when you may want to give your child a pacifier, as well as when you might need to take it away.
Immunizations, lab work and nagging questions about your child’s health are all great reasons to schedule a well visit. In this Children’s Channel video, Monique Malmer, MSN, RN, PPCNP-BC, Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics Warren office, discusses the impact of these trips to the doctor’s office on a child’s growth and development.
While the first tooth is an exciting milestone, soothing an infant during teething can sometimes be a frustrating process. In this Children’s Channel video, Monique Malmer, MSN, RN, PPCNP-BC, Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics Warren office, offers a few tips to help replace the tears with a toothy grin.
Sometimes it’s what you don’t know – and what you can’t control – that’s most difficult; particularly when it involves your own child. Anna Soltesz of McDonald experienced that situation one day in July 2014, a day she calls her 3-year-old son Evan’s “1 big scare.” “He just wasn’t being himself; you could tell he […]
To hear people describe 7 year-old Mary Moy, you’ll hear words like athletic, strong, fast, sassy, a personality that lights up a room. But outside of the Maplewood Elementary School second grader’s family and closest friends, you wouldn’t know she has Stage 3 chronic kidney disease with approximately just 50% kidney function. Almost from birth, […]
A short pause in seeing patients recently gave our Warren team of Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics a chance to show off their new office, which was designed through the eyes of a child. About 25 elected officials and community leaders attended the lunch-time event to help cut the ribbon with a few young patients, while […]