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 […]
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.
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 […]
The information in this post was updated at the time of publishing. Details are changing quickly. Be sure to check back frequently for updates. After nearly a year of interruptions in every aspect of our lives — work, school, social events and the like — parents finally have some good news: a COVID-19 vaccine. The […]
Whether you’re becoming a parent for the first time or the fourth, the days and weeks immediately following your baby’s birth can be as overwhelming as they are joyful and exciting. Add the COVID-19 pandemic to the mix and it’s a whole new ballgame in which no one wanted to participate. New parents alike are […]
More and more grandparents today are taking on child-care roles — and that’s a blessing. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, about 10 percent of grandparents live with at least one grandchild. Whether you watch your grandchildren regularly or occasionally, the personalized, loving care you can provide them is a benefit that can’t be measured. […]