Category: Advocacy

No word for a parent who loses a child

I’ve struggled this week to find words that properly honor the grief that families in our country are going through and I was reminded of a post I did on November 16, 2011, after hearing from parents who lost their … Continue reading

Babies don’t need to die, Part 2

Last week I attended the the Summit on Infant Mortality in Columbus with 15 other staff members from Dayton Children’s. While I’m still unpacking a lot of what I learned at the summit, one thing continues to strike me. In … Continue reading

Babies don’t need to die, Part 1

Did you know… About 3 babies die each day in Ohio (about one baby dies every 8 hours)? More than 1,000 Ohio babies died in 2010? This number includes 50 babies in Montgomery County alone. For 2010, Ohio’s infant mortality … Continue reading

How my boys learned about cancer

Today, November 27 is Giving Tuesday a national movement around the holidays dedicated to giving, similar to how Black Friday and Cyber Monday have become days that are synonymous with holiday shopping. Dayton Children’s is taking part in Giving Tuesday … Continue reading

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