There were some touching stories of children overcoming their health challenges sprinkled amongst our top February “In the Moment” posts. We invite you to take a glance at those you may have missed, or a second peek at those you’ve already enjoyed. 1. We provided this chart to help parents figure out if it is […]
Hannah and Jacob Merton are soon-to-be parents with a lot on their minds…5 times what most new parents are thinking about. The Barberton couple, patients of Akron Children’s Maternal Fetal Medicine department, are expecting quintuplets. Every 2 weeks they come to the hospital for a doctor’s visit and extensive ultrasounds. During their appointment on Jan. […]
In just a matter of minutes, the Spicocchi family expanded its ranks from 4 to 9. Amie and Vince Spicocchi became the proud parents of quintuplets: 4 girls and a boy, all weighing less than 2 lbs. Their eyes were still fused shut, they could not breathe on their own and each had to […]
August 3, 2010 was a life changing day for our family. With the help of Dr. John Stewart, Akron General Medical Center and Akron Children’s Hospital, my husband and I welcomed quintuplets into the world. Within two minutes we went from a family of four to a family of nine!