Age: Infants

New recommendations on safe sleep

New recommendations regarding safe sleep were recently released by the American Academy of Pediatrics. Unsafe sleep is a significant public health issues as approximately 3500 infants die annually in the United States from sleep-related infant deaths, including sudden infant death … Continue reading

Fumes impact kids faster than adults

Many people turned on their heat recently to combat the chill of falling temperatures.  That means it’s a perfect time to take a few precautions to avoid the “silent killer” – carbon monoxide. Carbon monoxide (CO) is an odorless, colorless … Continue reading

A hot car death in our own community

This weekend I got a message that I had been dreading ever since I started at Dayton Children’s – and hoped I would never see. As part of Safe Kids Worldwide, I am alerted every time a child dies in … Continue reading

Commission on Infant Mortality Releases Its Report

We’ve been updating you about Ohio’s infant mortality crisis and what is being done locally and on the statewide level to ensure babies in our community live to their first birthday and beyond.  This week, State Senator Shannon Jones is … Continue reading

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