An infant’s innate need to suck can make pacifiers a helpful item for baby and parents alike. In this Children’s Channel video, Monique Malmer, MSN, RN, PPCNP-BC, Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics Warren office, discusses when you may want to give your child a pacifier, as well as when you might need to take it away.
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.
As children grow older and gain more independence, the question of whether they can be left home alone isn’t far behind. In this Children’s Channel video, Stephanie Weigel, the injury prevention coordinator for Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley, reviews age, maturity, safety and other factors that will help parents make the best choice for their […]
It’s not easy to upstage Santa Claus at an event heavily attended by children, but a generous legacy gift announcement from Bruce and Nancy Beeghly was all the buzz at the “A Children’s Holiday,” the 9th annual tree lighting event at Beeghly campus. Hospital President Grace Wakulchik announced the Beeghly’s commitment to a $1 million […]
More than 500 children and their families got their holiday spirit jump-started by attending the 5th annual Breakfast with Santa, benefiting Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley. It was the largest-attended event in its brief history and raised well over $30,000, according to organizers. “At Akron Children’s, we care for kids, but the care we provide […]
Palliative care nurse practitioner, Daniel Phillips, knows firsthand what it’s like to be a child with a chronic medical condition. Growing up with a neurological disorder called early-onset generalized torsion dystonia, he spent a lot of his childhood and adolescence in and out of hospitals. During his many hospitalizations he came to recognize and appreciate the […]