Category: Children’s health

The secret to knowing how tall your child will be

By: Dr. Stacy Meyer It seems like overnight, Sprout has outgrown all of his pants!  Looking back at last year’s holiday picture to this year’s picture, he has definitely grown from a toddler to a child.  His face and body … Continue reading

What to do about an anxious child

Robbie’s life is unlike that of most ten-year-old boys. Although a good student and a well-behaved youngster, Robbie constantly worries about doing something wrong. When his mom causally asks if he finished his homework, Robbie leaves the breakfast table immediately … Continue reading

One less thing to worry about as a parent

Magnet designation is the highest award and honor that nurses can achieve, but why is it important for our region’s kids?  The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) recently recognized Dayton Children’s as a Magnet facility, setting us apart as a … Continue reading

What to do about that awful cough!

By: Melissa King, DO Cough, cough, and cough… cough, cough, and cough Does it sound like this at your house? It has sounded like this at my house for the past few weeks. Ethan has been coughing off and on, … Continue reading

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