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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.

A tragic loss

Did you know that in Montgomery County one baby dies every six weeks due to unsafe sleep practices? As an emergency department (ED) nurse of 23 years, I have seen my share of tragedies. Without a doubt, nothing is more … Continue reading

Done by one!

By: Sherman Alter, MD | medical director of infectious disease at Dayton Children’s Is your baby protected against the infectious diseases that can be prevented through timely vaccination? This week is national infant immunization week and as an infectious disease … Continue reading

Reducing infant deaths starts with me

Not long ago a close friend lost her infant daughter due to positional asphyxia. Positional asphyxia occurs when an infant sleeps/placed in an unsafe position causing insufficient intake of oxygen while breathing resulting in infant death. It was a normal … Continue reading

Put a lid on it

Regardless of the number of wheels they have, children love to play with things that move. From the time they can walk, they’re pushing around a stroller. Once they grow into their walking legs, they graduate to a big wheel. … Continue reading

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