Author: Dr. Mom Squad

  • 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:

Let’s talk about gender identity

We all know that being “different” is a very difficult thing in society and can even be difficult to talk about with our children.  In reference to physical differences, we often hear families use the phrases “God made him/her this … Continue reading

Your top three sunscreen questions answered

Here comes the sun!  Unfortunately, that also means the potential for sunburn.  Recently, I have noticed many red faces in my clinic as patients and their families have been caught unprepared for the sun’s harsh rays.  Luckily, most of those … Continue reading

4 home remedies for dealing with acne

This is a common topic with teenage patients and is important to them. The conversation in my office often starts with “we would like a referral to a dermatologist”.  There are a lot of great options for the treatment of … Continue reading

What “counts” as screen time?

By: Stacy Meyer, MD Recently, daddy (who is a high school teacher) and I had an interesting discussion regarding screen time for children.  I was commenting on the fact that our children are now engaging in more screen time in … Continue reading

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