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  • Dr. Mom Squad

    Follow @DrMomSquad on Twitter for the latest updates from the squad! The Dayton Children's Dr. Mom Squad is made up of women who share two very important things in common: they are all doctors and they are all moms. The four women on the blog are Patricia Abboud, MD; Shalini Forbis, MD; Stacy Meyer, MD; and Melissa King, DO. These four women are joining together with three big goals in mind… to connect with other mom’s, share their medical expertise and share what it’s like to be a doctor AND a mom! Each week you will hear from a different Dr. Mom. They each come from varying specialties and have different ages of kids at home making them able to share different experiences and each provide good advice on a variety of topics! We hope the “Dr. Mom Squad,” becomes your go to source for information on your child’s health from other mom’s just like you! - See more at: http://blog.childrensdayton.org/author/melissa-king/#sthash.JxQZUIRw.dpuf

4 tips for Earth Day fun!

By Dr. Stacy Meyer Happy Earth Day! What fun things do you have planned to celebrate our Mother Earth?   Our family has been celebrating all week as we have planted trees in the back of our property and set up … Continue reading

What’s this red bump that won’t go away?

A few months ago, I noticed a small bump on BusyBee’s face just above his lip. Initially, it looked like a pimple or small blister but it just didn’t go away. The “ah ha” moment came when it became more … Continue reading

What you need to know about the Zika virus

By: Dr. Stacy Meyer As a parent and a pediatrician, Zika virus, a virus that can cause severe birth defects, has certainly gotten my attention. As I am sure you have been hearing on the news, this virus has now … Continue reading

Tis’ the season of coughs and snot

Happy New Year! I am not sure what 2016 has brought into your household, but for the King household 2016 has arrived with a bunch of coughing and snot. Tis’ the season! From what I have seen with recent urgent … Continue reading

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