Category: Children’s health

It only takes a moment of distraction…

Dayton Children’s new mommy safety blogger, Jessica Saunders There seems to be a safety month for everything – and distracted driving is no exception.  April is distracted driving awareness month – it’s actually the first time this safety month is … Continue reading

Talking to your Doctor about Childhood Obesity

“Remember, your doctor is your partner in caring for your child,” says James Ebert, MD, physician at Dayton Children’s, “It’s important that you ask your doctor about your child’s weight to determine if your child is at risk for obesity-related … Continue reading

Protecting kids on and off the field

Dayton Children’s new mommy safety blogger, Jessica Saunders In previous postings I’ve mentioned that I’m the coordinator for Safe Kids Greater Dayton, a local organization dedicated to preventing unintentional childhood injuries.  We are part of the larger Safe Kids Worldwide … Continue reading

Binkies, nuks and pacis – oh my!

Dayton Children’s New Mommy Safety Blogger, Jessica Saunders I was a little leary of giving Mary a pacifier. But one night - I think the night before I went back to work, I did it! She was crying and wouldn’t stop … Continue reading

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