Caitlin Brohm wants to make sure that parents and caregivers know what she learned after the loss of her infant daughter, Hazel Grace, due to a virus – HSV2 (herpes simplex viruses). “Even if you don’t take your baby to public places, the people who you let visit you can still get them sick,” Caitlin […]
Whether you’re a parent of an infant and toddler or school-age kids and teens, you probably have a zillion questions about your children. What’s normal? What should I expect when my child is sick? When should I call the doctor? You’ll find the answers to these questions and more in this section.
January is Birth Defects Prevention Month, and Akron Children’s Hospital is spreading the word about how common birth defects are, the toll they can take on a child’s health and well-being, and how to prevent them. Facts Birth defects are conditions present at birth that may adversely affect an individual’s health by changing the body’s […]
It’s been just over 10 years since we joined the YouTube community by posting our first video on Dec. 9, 2008 called “We Believe” to the Akron Children’s channel. Since then, we’ve been made to feel right at home as our 2,144 videos have generated 22,337,039 views. Here are your 10 favorite videos! 1. Pertussis […]
Kids don’t operate 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and their health care shouldn’t either. That’s why Akron Children’s now offers families the ability to schedule a child’s sick visit day or night at its pediatric offices through MyChart (except for Locust Pediatric Care Group). Gone are the days of waiting for open office hours or […]
To simplify the MyChart scheduling process, we’ve upgraded the user experience. You can now schedule your appointments even faster and more easily — and quickly check it off your busy to-do list. Most notably, MyChart now offers the ability to reschedule an appointment from the appointment details page. Instead of cancelling an appointment and starting […]
Akron Children’s now offers PreCheck-in through MyChart for all specialty departments located in the Considine Professional Building. With PreCheck-in, you can update your child’s demographics, medications, allergies and any health issues, as well as complete appointment-related questionnaires, 5 days prior to your scheduled visit. This way, you will spend less time at your visit updating […]