Category: Children’s health

What to do if your child is losing weight

Words of wisdom from one of our dietitians, Shannon Burkett. When your child has a problem with gaining weight, it can be worrisome and cause stress.  Weight loss can be a result from an underlying medical problem, therefore it is … Continue reading

Roll Up Your Sleeves –Immunization Time!

Dayton Children’s Soon-to-Be-Mommy Blogger, Jessica Saunders As each day passes I’m realizing how little I have done in preparation for this baby! I can’t believe it’s already November and the holidays are right around the corner – I need to … Continue reading

Protecting Our Little Ghosts and Goblins

Dayton Children’s Soon-to-be-Mommy Blogger – Jessica Saunders Halloween is one of my favorite times of the year.  It will come as no surprise to those who know me that I would begin planning for the upcoming Halloween literally the day … Continue reading

The Low-Down on Drop-Side Cribs

Dayton Children’s Soon-to-be-Mommy Blogger: Jessica Saunders After another wave of product recalls on baby cribs I’ve been getting the question: What is the deal with drop-side cribs? Drop-side cribs are a very popular design due to their convenience  for parents.  … Continue reading

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