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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.

Medication and Pregnancy: What do you know?

Some medications during pregnancy may be unavoidable but it’s so important to be smart about their use. We know that taking certain medications during pregnancy can cause serious birth defects or prematurity. Medication can be described as a prescription from … Continue reading

Five common myths about eating disorders

As part of National Eating Disorders Awareness week, Dayton Children’s manager of clinical dietetics and eating disorder specialist, Rachel Riddiford, “busts” some of the most common myths surrounding eating disorders. Eating disorders are a choice.  If only it were as … Continue reading

Driving distraction free

Young drivers, ages 15-to-20-years old, are especially vulnerable to death and injury on our roadways. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, mile for mile, teenagers are involved in three times as many fatal crashes as all other drivers.  … Continue reading

Preventing birth defects

January is National Birth Defects Prevention Month. The state of Ohio and Dayton Children’s  are committed to reducing infant deaths in the state of Ohio and here in our surrounding local hospital area. To bring attention to this important issue we … Continue reading

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