Age: Infants

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

Should parents be blamed for autism?

Autism is a severe developmental disorder evident within a child’s first few years of life. It is caused by mothers, often referred to as “refrigerator moms” who are typically well-educated but cold and rejecting toward their children. Since the infant … Continue reading

5 surprising facts about RSV

It is now officially winter. We have had our first snow that stuck to the ground and the kids are back in school. But as pretty as it is, this is the time that parents also associate with cold viruses, … Continue reading

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