Our son was born with a cleft lip and palate. Things have been difficult for us since day one. Cole was hospitalized for pyloric stenosis, and failure to thrive for the first couple weeks of his life, and the nurses at Akron Children’s were so supportive of us.
Expectant parents know all about preparing their home for a new baby, but the most important steps they can take to safeguard their child’s health start well before pregnancy begins. January is Birth Defects Prevention Month, and Akron Children’s Hospital is spreading the word about how common birth defects are, the toll they can take […]
Although physician house calls may be a thing of the past, Dr. Ananth Murthy, director of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, has resurrected them at Akron Children’s Hospital. While he’s not calling on patients in their own homes, he is making house calls at the Akron Ronald McDonald House. The practice began as a courtesy for […]