Category: Children’s health

To water wing or not – another question

    From time to time – ok rather often – my friends ask me about various safety concerns. They know I’m not a doctor but they also know that I tend to keep up on “all of that safety … Continue reading

Never leave your child alone

Dayton Children’s new mommy safety blogger, Jessica Saunders Last year heat stroke from being left alone in a car claimed the lives of 49 children, three of which were in Ohio. Between 1998 and 2010, over 494 children nationwide died … Continue reading

The serious challenge of button batteries

Dayton Children’s new mommy safety blogger, Jessica Saunders Mary is getting bigger and bigger every day and I’m amazed at all of the new things she seems to pick up every day.  She’s starting to enter one of those scary … Continue reading

Listen Up!………Ways to Protect Your Hearing

Approximately 5.2 million (12.5%) children and adolescents have suffered permanent damage to their hearing caused by excessive noise exposure.  This occurs from damage to the structures of the inner ear and/or nerve fibers resulting in permanent hearing loss.  It can … Continue reading

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