Category: Children’s health

Will the antibiotics work when you need them?

A special post from our guest blogger, Navjyot K. Vidwan, MD, Pediatric infectious disease Physician at Dayton Children’s. November 14-18 is Get Smart about antibiotics week. Visit the CDC’s website to learn more. When a child is sick, parents tend … Continue reading

Just a little bump on the head

As I’ve shared, Mary is a daredevil and everyday there is a new bump on her head or bruise on her cheek because she falls – a lot! As she is learning to walk I anticipate there to be some … Continue reading

My Mini Evel Knieval

I have a creeper…a puller upper…a crawler over everything in her way…daredevil. As Mary’s day care teacher says “she’s anxious.” Mary is ready for the next thing…and then next. She is a danger to herself! I’m in the world of child … Continue reading

843 Days

843 days.  843 days ago we heard the words no parent should ever have to hear:  your daughter has leukemia.  We learned only about 2000 kids in the whole country are diagnosed with this every year.  The odds could be … Continue reading

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