Category: Advocacy

Safety through advocacy

Dayton Children’s has been buzzing this month as we highlight Suddent Infant Death Syndrom (SIDS) Awareness Month. Many staff throughout the hospital have seen the devastation for parents when they lose a child to SIDS or unsafe sleep practices.  As … Continue reading

Awareness is making an impact

The holiday weekend brought the 24th child death due to being left alone or gaining access to a vehicle.  It’s a sad way to end the summer. However, there is some silver lining when it comes to children being left … Continue reading

Landmark legislation for babies

Last week at the groundbreaking for the Dayton Children’s patient care tower,  U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown unveiled new, landmark legislation to help doctors and researchers better understand the causes of stillbirths, Sudden Unexpected Infant Deaths (SUID), and Sudden Unexpected Deaths … Continue reading

Infant mortality legislative update

As I’ve shared multiple times on this blog, infant mortality continues to be an issue for Ohio. In fact, Dayton Children’s Hospital’s 2014 Community Health Needs Assessment identifies infant mortality as one of our leading issues to address over the … Continue reading

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