When my son William was 6 months old he was diagnosed with dysphagia. In August of this year, Dr. Albert put tubes in his ears and removed his adenoids. Dr. Albert was hoping that removing the adenoids would help with the dysphagia.
I couldn’t imagine a better hospital experience for my son. He was nervous going into his tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy and the nurses and staff couldn’t have been more amazing.
I found out when I was about 20 weeks pregnant that Addison had a 2-vessel umbilical cord (SUA = single umbilical artery). All of the level 2 scans and high-risk doctors said she looked perfect, but we wouldn’t know until after she was born.
Ear infections are one of the most common illnesses in childhood. By some estimates, 75 percent of children have had at least one infection by the time they reach age 3.
Todd and Kelly Blakeslee have three children, who have each been treated at Akron Children’s Hospital. This year, the entire family has signed up to be Change Bandits to raise money for the 2012 “Have a Heart, Do Your Part” radiothon, which airs. Feb. 9-11 on 98.1 WKDD. Here, Todd and Kelly share how impressed […]