Author: Dayton Children's

  • Dayton Children's

    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.

What’s all the talk about folic acid?

You may see commercials, public announcements or get a pamphlet from your doctor about taking folic acid. This folic acid message is being broadcasted in many arenas especially in the month of January, which is Birth Defect Prevention Month. Folic acid is … Continue reading

Car Seats: We Have an App for That!

Dayton Children’s Kohl’s A Minute for Kids program focuses on unintentional injuries resulting from children and families being “on the go” including bicycle injuries, motor vehicle crashes, teen driving incidents and children being left alone inside hot vehicles. With data from our … Continue reading

Washington state’s toxic Christmas gift to our youth

New York Yankees baseball legend Mickey Mantle was my boyhood hero. I collected all of his baseball cards and memorized every statistic about his performance.  I couldn’t wait for my Uncle Tony to finish reading the Sporting News so I … Continue reading

When should my child take an antibiotic?

A special post from our guest blogger, Navjyot K. Vidwan, MD, Pediatric infectious disease Physician at Dayton Children’s. November 12-16 is Get Smart about antibiotics week. Visit the CDC’s website to learn more. When a child is sick, parents tend … Continue reading

eGrowing Together

is a monthly e-newsletter of child health, safety and parenting tips from the pediatric experts at Dayton Children's.

Subscribe to the blog

We have created this blog as a way to communicate key childrens' health and safety issues to parents and other child advocates. It is managed by Dayton Children's department of marketing communications. Comments can be sent to rodneyg@childrensdayton.org.

Subscribe