Celebrities, superheroes and childhood health concerns were on the minds of visitors to Akron Children’s YouTube channel in 2014. The channel recorded a record 213,318 views. Here are our top 10 most viewed videos for the year. 1. Pertussis (Whooping Cough) 2. Second Set of Mono Mono Twins Arrive (WEWS) 3. Breastfeeding in Public 4. […]
As we enter the new year, we invite you to look back at our most popular blog posts of 2014. They range from inspiring patient stories – a few submitted by our families themselves – to important health information. We chose these stories based on page views. We hope you enjoy! 20. The big move […]
In 2014, we enjoyed a lot of uplifting and fun social conversations on Twitter. Take a look at the 10 most popular and heartwarming tweets of this past year.
What are the chances of seeing 2 sets of mono mono twins in one week in the same NICU? There’s only a 1 in 10,000 chance that a woman will become pregnant with monoamniotic twins, a condition where twins share the same amniotic sack. So it’s almost a statistical impossibility to have 2 sets of monoamniotic twins residing in the NICU at Akron Children’s Hospital.
Sarah and her husband, Bill, discovered she was pregnant with monoamniotic twins, a rare condition where the twins share an amniotic sack. When twins share an amniotic sack, there are many risks to monitor. The twins’ umbilical cords can become entangled or compressed. And there’s a risk that one fetus’ cord might wrap around the other one’s neck.