The first days and nights with your baby can be overwhelming, especially if you’re a first-time parent. “One of the most important things you can do is try to relax, especially if you’ve decided to breastfeed,” said Dr. Jessica Tattershall, a pediatrician with the Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics office in Austintown. “The more you stress, […]
While plush toys and pillows look cozy in the crib, they may also contribute to an unsafe sleep environment. In this Children’s Channel video podcast, Sherry Blair, an injury prevention coordinator at Akron Children’s Hospital, shares tips to help parents ensure a sound night’s sleep for the newest member of their family.
From swinging and swaddling to car rides and vacuum cleaners, soothing a crying infant sometimes requires the whole bag of tricks. In this Children’s Channel video, Megan Woodward, MD, Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics Alliance, discusses these and several other strategies parents can try to dry their little one’s eyes.
While the first tooth is an exciting milestone, soothing an infant during teething can sometimes be a frustrating process. In this Children’s Channel video, Monique Malmer, MSN, RN, PPCNP-BC, Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics Warren office, offers a few tips to help replace the tears with a toothy grin.
Beach vacation with a toddler? Yeah, right! Most parents gawk at the idea of traveling to the grocery store with their toddler, let alone an extended trip away from the comforts of their own home and bed. “To travel whether by plane or car, it’s challenging because kids have to be confined for long periods […]
Whether you’re becoming a mom for the first time or the fourth, the days and weeks immediately following your baby’s birth can be as overwhelming as they are joyful and exciting. The transition from pregnancy to parenthood is a major life adjustment — both physically and emotionally. During your baby’s first few days of life, […]