Category: Children’s health

Celebrating children

Those last few weeks before Mary was born people would ask “Are you afraid? Are you ready?” And my answer was no – although I really had doubts about things to come. But after spending just a few moments with … Continue reading

Managing the sniffles at home

Dayton Children’s Guest Blogger, Stacy Roehrs,  clinical pharmacist It seems like every day there is a new recommendation for children regarding cough and cold medicines. As a pediatric pharmacist at Dayton Children’s, I often get asked how parents can manage … Continue reading

National Registered Dietician Day

Indulge me on my special day. March 9 is an Official Day declared by “anyone who knows someone” (which includes you, since you are reading my post) to celebrate RDs. I love to talk about Registered Dietitians – especially the … Continue reading

Talking with your child who may be overweight

As a parent, there are many difficult conversations that you will have with your child. If you have talked to your doctor and it has been determined that your child is overweight, it’s important not to ignore the issue. This … Continue reading

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