Category: Dr. Mom

Can kids outgrow a peanut allergy?

By: Dr. Patricia Abboud There is a lot of focus on peanut allergies for children (and rightfully so!).  The risk is greater for accidental exposure that can happen outside the watchful eye of mom or dad. I’ve blogged on the … Continue reading

A spike in RSV: 6 things you need to know

Did you know that at Dayton Children’s, bronchiolitis is the second highest diagnosis for admission second only to asthma.  Bronciolitis is caused by a virus, most commonly Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV). This season we started to really see RSV rise … Continue reading

Why should you care about the measles?

Why care about the measles? So, by now, you have probably heard about the measles outbreak in the United States. In case you don’t know the details, this started in December at the Disneyland Resort Theme Park in Anaheim, CA.  … Continue reading

4 myths on bedwetting

Myth #1  My child is dry during the day so should be dry at night Actually daytime dryness is typically achieved earlier than nighttime dryness.  Children can typically master daytime dryness by the age of 4 years, whereas nighttime dryness … Continue reading

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