What to do with a picky eater? Are vitamins and supplements necessary? Is organic food worth the extra cost? What does it mean to label foods as “Go,” “Slow” and “Whoa” foods – hint, think of a traffic light. Akron Children’s Hospital Dietitian Danielle Dimengo recently sat down with aParently Speaking podcast host (and mom) […]
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.
Even with the best of intentions, many parents may have let their kids’ sleep habits slide, especially in the waxing days of summer. With the start of school right around the corner, they’re likely asking themselves, “How do I get my kids back into a sleep schedule?” First, start with your own sleep schedule, advises […]
As seen on Fox 8 Recipe Box If your zucchini harvest has you scratching your head looking for different recipe ideas, look no further! Akron Children’s Hospital dietitian Lindsay Bailey has a recipe that utilizes the popular summer vegetable in a very sweet way. Lindsay showed Fox 8’s Jessica Dill how easy it is to […]
Studies show that as kids get older, they are less likely to see their doctor for their annual wellness visit. This may come as no surprise. Families with babies and young children are used to regular checkups for immunizations, development markers and concerns regarding things like teething, toilet training and temper tantrums. But by the […]
Summertime gives kids a chance to let loose and unwind, but for every pool party and barbeque there’s a risk for bumps, bruises and broken bones. During the summer months, parents need to be on high alert because injury rates are at their highest. Children 14 years and younger are rushed to emergency rooms across […]
Many of the same trusted MyChart services you access by computer are available on your phone to deliver optimized convenience for on-the-go families. Whether you’re away on summer vacation or just out running errands, the MyChart app puts the tools in your hands to control your children’s healthcare anytime, anywhere. Next time you log in […]