There’s a reason Callista and Jason Puchmeyer named their daughter after their doctor, Dr. Melissa Mancuso. After 29 ultrasounds and 3 in utero transfusions, Vincenza Melissa William Puchmeyer was delivered safe and sound Nov. 14 at 33 weeks gestation. The Puchmeyer family doesn’t believe the stork had anything to do with the most recent blessing […]
Every mom-to-be hopes for a healthy baby, but it can be hard not to worry. Fortunately, a wide array of tests for pregnant women can help reassure them and keep them informed throughout their pregnancies. What do prenatal tests find? Prenatal tests can help identify health problems that could endanger both a woman and her […]
The first trimester is your baby’s most critical period of development. By the end of the third month, all the organs will have developed and your baby’s arms, legs, hands, feet, fingers and toes will have formed. With such rapid growth taking place, its no wonder you’re exhausted and your own body is starting to […]
Over the course of his career, pediatric orthopedic surgeon Dr. William Schrader has treated hundreds of children with clubfoot. So some might say it was ironic when his daughter, Laura Dickson, pregnant with his first grandchild, told him her baby, Isaiah, would be born with clubfoot.
Sunday is Oscar night and, in Hollywood, they will be rolling out the red carpet for stars dropping names like Valentino, Chanel, Dior and McQueen. At Akron Children’s Hospital, we combine style with mission. Our clothing choices typically communicate 2 things – “We love our jobs” and “We love kids.” Take a look at a few of Akron Children’s own style makers.
When I first started working at Akron Children’s Hospital, I never thought I would become a patient. I’m an adult, so what place do I have as a patient? Well, everything changed in fall 2013 when I learned I was pregnant with twins.