Category: Safety

Babies don’t need to die, Part 2

Last week I attended the the Summit on Infant Mortality in Columbus with 15 other staff members from Dayton Children’s. While I’m still unpacking a lot of what I learned at the summit, one thing continues to strike me. In … Continue reading

Babies don’t need to die, Part 1

Did you know… About 3 babies die each day in Ohio (about one baby dies every 8 hours)? More than 1,000 Ohio babies died in 2010? This number includes 50 babies in Montgomery County alone. For 2010, Ohio’s infant mortality … Continue reading

Naughty and nice toys

The holiday season is here and for many kids that means one thing: toys. Approximately 50 percent of all toy purchases in the United States occur between the Friday after Thanksgiving and Christmas. Do you know which toys out there … Continue reading

Here’s lookin’ at you kid…

A few days ago I picked Mary up from day care and I could see that she had been rubbing her eye.  Day care indicated that she had been rubbing it for quite a while but couldn’t peg down exactly … Continue reading

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