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    Our mission at The Children's Medical Center of Dayton is to improve the health of children in the Miami Valley and to be the first choice for children's health! We have created this blog as a way to communicate key children's health and safety issues to parents and other child advocates. It is managed by Dayton Children's department of marketing communications and development. Comments can be sent to rodneyg@childrensdayton.org.

March 15-19 is Poison Prevention Week

Poisonings happen more often than car accidents or house fires. Each year, more than 1.2 million children ages 5 and younger are accidentally poisoned and 44 percent of these are from prescription drugs and other medicines.  Of the oral prescription … Continue reading

Infant Deaths Prompt CPSC Warning About Sling Carriers for Babies

Those popular baby sling carriers have recently made the news.  While there are many benefits of these products for moms and babies – there are also dangers for children, especially children younger than four months of age. The U.S. Consumer … Continue reading

Please help Dayton Children’s name our new retail store coming in June

Dayton Children’s is opening a store inside the hospital for patient families to purchase follow-up medical supplies such as thermometers, bandages, over-the-counter medications and medical equipment like gastro buttons and nebulizer, trach and CPAP supplies. We want your input on … Continue reading

Eat Together, Eat Better: 10 Tips for Great Family Meals

Eating meals together has many nutritional and social benefits for children. Kids who eat regularly with their families have healthier diets that contain more fruits, vegetables, calcium, iron, and fiber and less fat and soda than those who rarely join … Continue reading

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