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: http://blog.childrensdayton.org/author/melissa-king/#sthash.JxQZUIRw.dpuf

That which does not get better… needs to be rechecked.

By: Dr. Melissa King I strive to conclude every visit with my patients and their families with the following comments: Here is what I think is going on with your child today. Here is what I recommend you to do … Continue reading

The secret to knowing how tall your child will be

By: Dr. Stacy Meyer It seems like overnight, Sprout has outgrown all of his pants!  Looking back at last year’s holiday picture to this year’s picture, he has definitely grown from a toddler to a child.  His face and body … Continue reading

Making the holiday’s more meaningful

By: Dr. Patricia Abboud I don’t know how many parents feel like I do, but each year as October rolls into November, I know Christmas will soon be here and worry about the commercialization of the season.  I truly love … Continue reading

What to do about that awful cough!

By: Melissa King, DO Cough, cough, and cough… cough, cough, and cough Does it sound like this at your house? It has sounded like this at my house for the past few weeks. Ethan has been coughing off and on, … Continue reading

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