Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics and the Locust Pediatric Care Group have once again received Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) recognition by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). The primary care practices earned the status after continuing to meet NCQA’s six core elements: knowing and managing your patients; patient access and continuity; care management; team-based care; […]
More and more grandparents today are taking on child-care roles — and that’s a blessing. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, about 10 percent of grandparents live with at least one grandchild. Whether you watch your grandchildren regularly or occasionally, the personalized, loving care you can provide them is a benefit that can’t be measured. […]
Even when you think you are prepared for the arrival of your little bundle of joy, think again. No one can fully prepare for what’s to come. A new baby will turn your world upside down — and not just for weeks, but for months to come. Yes, newborns bring lots of joy and happiness […]
Studies show the proportion of children receiving well visits declines with age. 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 as kids get older, they may be up to date […]
With cold and flu season upon us, it’s likely that your child will start coming down with routine bugs and other illnesses. As a parent, it’s often difficult to know when you should call the doctor, especially if your child is too young to tell you what’s wrong.
Help your family ease into Daylight Saving time on Sunday by making bedtimes later by 15-minute increments starting Wednesday or Thursday night.