The shortage of children’s over-the-counter medicines can cause stress and confusion for parents. Akron Children’s pediatrician Dr. Sarah Adams shares what you can do if you can’t find children’s pain reliever. To help make your child more comfortable, you can try using a cool compress or giving a lukewarm bath, Dr. Adams suggests. If you […]
Why do babies get so many ear infections?
Dr. Sarah Adams, pediatrician, helps explain why kids tend to get so many ear infections. Why do babies get ear infections more than adults? Well, most of it has to do with the fact that their immune system is not as strong and their anatomy is not developed as well as ours to help prevent […]
Kids and fears – how parents can help
It’s common for kids to experience fear. So, how can parents help their children navigate those fears? Dr. Sarah Adams provides some tips. Fears can be tricky It can be tricky to figure out if your child is developing a fear. In a young child, it might appear as temper tantrums. In an older child, […]
FAQs about the baby formula shortage
Information as of 5/19/22 The ongoing baby formula shortage has been a source of stress and confusion for many parents. Dr. Sarah Adams answers some common questions parents are having about the shortage. What should I do if I can’t find formula? Talk to your pediatrician and ask if they can get you formula from […]
Inside a dirty diaper: Decoding baby poop colors
From insufficient nutrition to allergies and infections, so much about an infant’s health can be learned from inside a dirty diaper. It offers a wealth of information, but many moms find themselves spending too much time and energy analyzing and decoding their infants’ stool colors.
Parenting program led by Dr. Sarah Adams is honored for furthering Ohio AAP’s mission
For the last three years, Dr. Sarah Adams has served as medical director of the Ohio American Academy of Pediatrics’ (AAP) Parenting at Mealtime and Playtime Program, which provides resources for pediatricians to use during routine well child visits. Dr. Adams is a pediatrician at Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics, Hudson. The Parenting at Mealtime and […]