Category: Children’s health

Done by one!

By: Sherman Alter, MD | medical director of infectious disease at Dayton Children’s Is your baby protected against the infectious diseases that can be prevented through timely vaccination? This week is national infant immunization week and as an infectious disease … Continue reading

What’s making our kids overweight?

Is it the added salt and sugar sweetened beverages that are causing our kids to be overweight/obese? Did you know obesity affects 17% of children?  Why is this?? Is it the salt that is causing kids to be overweight?  Is … Continue reading

Medication and Pregnancy: What do you know?

Some medications during pregnancy may be unavoidable but it’s so important to be smart about their use. We know that taking certain medications during pregnancy can cause serious birth defects or prematurity. Medication can be described as a prescription from … Continue reading

Accepting the scary

I think sometimes when something scary happens, especially as it relates to your child, you need time to accept it.  I’ve needed some time to accept that about 9 months ago Mary had a seizure (according to me).  In the … Continue reading

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