Training to become a pediatrician is about more than just knowing how to diagnose and treat an illness. It’s also about recognizing when patients and families could use the support of community agencies to help them with things like developmental or cognitive delays, hearing and speech support, housing and food, and even literacy. It’s one […]
Two days a week, Maddie Davidson travels through the halls of the Locust Pediatric Care Group (LPCG) carrying an oversized toothbrush and model of the mouth. When patients have a few minutes before or after their appointment, she uses the opportunity to demonstrate proper brushing and flossing and answers questions about dental health.
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.
Akron Children’s collaborated with Safe Kids Summit County and Summit County Public Health to present the 2nd Annual Baby Shower for high-risk expectant mothers recently.
Milk may do a body good, but it’s not the only way to balance a child’s diet. In this Children’s Channel video, Dr. Joel Davidson, a pediatrician at Akron Children’s Locust Pediatric Care Group, discusses the benefits of milk, as well as some alternatives that may offer the same nutritional support.
An infant’s innate need to suck can make pacifiers a helpful item for baby and parents alike. In this video, pediatrician Joel Davidson discusses when you may want to give your child a pacifier, as well as when you might need to take it away.