Category: Advocacy

Preventing birth defects

The 2014 National Birth Defects Prevention Month theme is “Birth Defects are Common, Costly and Critical.” Birth defects are an issue that not only effect a child, but have the potential to impact the entire community. In honor of National Birth Defects … Continue reading

A reason to be thankful

Guest Blogger, Maureen Beach, Colin’s Mom It seems the holidays are always a time to reflect on the amazing experiences that the previous year brings. This December, I’m thankful for a trip of a lifetime — to represent Dayton Children’s … Continue reading

A reason to give

Yesterday, December 3, Dayton Children’s celebrated #GivingTuesday – a national campaign dedicated to giving – just in time for the holiday season! The amazing thing about Dayton Children’s is that you hope you don’t need to use it but you … Continue reading

World Prematurity Day – How you can help!

By: Melissa King, DO A little known fact about me… over 30 years ago I was born between 28 and 29 weeks gestation, 11-12 weeks premature. Although I do not have the greatest hand eye coordination – remember this if … Continue reading

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