Age: Infants

Immunizations are safe and effective

Staying up-to-date on immunizations is one of the most important things parents can do to keep their children healthy and safe.  This week is an important week for immunizations – learn more from our guest blogger, State Senator Shannon Jones. Immunizations … Continue reading

Should you be a parent? 5 questions to ask first.

About 20 percent of women don’t have children, a rate twice as high as the 1970s according to the Pew Research Center. For some, the decision is due to life circumstances or medical problems. For about 10 percent of women, … Continue reading

How we are making our kids picky eaters

Have you seen on Facebook or heard in the news? Many packaged infant and toddler foods are loaded with sodium (salt) and added sugars! Not surprising to many of us at Dayton Children’s because we know that processed and packaged … Continue reading

Refocusing my lens on true beauty

Amazing, gorgeous, beautiful…who doesn’t want those words spoken about them? On Wednesday, I had an unbelievable opportunity to spend the day with Rick Guidotti, a former top fashion photographer who has spent the past fifteen years working internationally with advocacy … Continue reading

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