Two must be Ella Wombacker’s lucky number. 2020 looks very bright for the little girl as she heads home to Pennsylvania after 222 days in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). Born with central nuclear myopathy, a muscular disorder, Ella deals with muscle weakness throughout her body. That doesn’t stop her from charming the whole […]
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 was a “Uniquely Children’s” flavor to our January “In the Moment” posts, which included everything from adorable therapy dogs to dressing art to an emotional clap out for an amazing young man. We invite you to take a glance at those you may have missed, or a second peek at those you’ve already enjoyed. […]
If you notice a sweet, young chocolate lab prancing through the halls of Akron Children’s Hospital, there’s a good chance you just met Chase. Handled by Officer Ramona Caley, Chase is an officer in training with Akron Children’s Hospital’s Department of Public Safety. She’s working to be both a bomb sniffing dog and a therapy […]
Almost every day for the last 10 years, Akron Children’s Hospital has shared a moment or story about people and things dear to us — our patients, our staff members, our donors, our volunteers, our community partners. Maybe it entertained you, or made you cry or smile, or gave you a bit of hope during […]
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 […]
Our “In the Moment” posts from December featured a few special and beloved individuals, including one with a full, white beard. We invite you to take a glance at those you may have missed, or a second peek at those you’ve already enjoyed. 1. It was very holly jolly in our Neonatal Intensive Care Unit! […]