Losing a pregnancy can be heartbreaking. Unfortunately, miscarriages are fairly common. On average, about 1 in 4 pregnancies will end in a miscarriage usually in the first trimester, according to the American Pregnancy Association. In the majority of cases, a miscarriage cannot be prevented because it is the result of a chromosomal abnormality or problem […]
As a parent, the moment your child is diagnosed with a condition that requires surgeries or specialists, your heart sinks to the pit of your stomach. An onslaught of emotions washes over you – fear, anger, sadness. And you feel alone. How could anyone else possibly know how you feel? Thankfully, at Akron Children’s Hospital, […]
A Google search of “autism resources” brings up more than 67 million hits. So how do you know which resources will be helpful? In honor of Light It Up Blue on April 2, a global ASD awareness campaign, I want to share a list of my recommendations of autism resources.
Volunteer opportunities abound at Akron Children’s Hospital, including ones where your voice can be heard directly by hospital administration, and your input can lead to improvements in care and new hospital policies and procedures.
For the parents of a child with a serious injury or illness, the fear and uncertainty they face may be overwhelming. But now a helping hand or experienced ear is just a few mouse clicks away.
Judy Doyle lives by her motto, “Trust your instincts and don’t be afraid to ask for help.”
No one knows better than Judy that sometimes, that’s all you’ve got.