Category: Dr. Mom

Making Halloween a treat and not a trick with safety!

By: Dr. Melissa King There are so many options it seems for trick or treating options, door-to-door in a neighborhood, at community centers, and even at area churches. Don’t forget Kings Island or some festivals. The bigger problem with all … Continue reading

Ah-Choo – Fall allergies have arrived!

By: Shalini Forbis, MD A recent report was released about the worst cities for fall allergies this year.  Yup!  Dayton made the top 10 (although we have moved down from sixth to eighth).  If you are an allergy sufferer, or … Continue reading

Nightmares, night terrors, and sleep walking, oh my!

By: Stacy Meyer, MD Sprout has always been a bit of an “interesting” sleeper but recently things have gotten to be even more entertaining at our house in terms of sleep! Let’s start at the beginning…When Sprout was around 12 … Continue reading

Five tips for healthy Halloween fun

Again, I was reminded that Halloween is around the corner with a friend asking me, “So, what will the boys be for Halloween this year?”  Yep, the leaves are starting to change color and we already started to decorate the … Continue reading

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