Category: Safety

Now I Know My ABC’s… for Safe Sleep!

In late September, Dayton Children’s hosted some of our state legislators from the Ohio Senate Medicaid, Health and Human Services Committee as they toured the state to learn more about infant mortality. Today, Senator Shannon Jones shares some of the … Continue reading

Nightmares, night terrors, and sleep walking, oh my!

By: Stacy Meyer, MD Sprout has always been a bit of an “interesting” sleeper but recently things have gotten to be even more entertaining at our house in terms of sleep! Let’s start at the beginning…When Sprout was around 12 … Continue reading

Smart steps

Today, Wednesday, October 9, marks another International Walk to School Day – a day to encourage children to walk to school but also to be aware of pedestrian safety. Each year, nearly 500 child pedestrians are killed in the United … Continue reading

Five “make it…” tips for safe Halloween costumes

“I be firefighter” exclaims Ethan quite frequently. He puts on a hat, wraps any cord or string he can find over his shoulder as his radio, and runs around the house saving people. We were planning a firefighter costume…  until … Continue reading

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