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Health and Safety

At the heart of everything we do is our commitment to building families that are prepared with the tools they need to thrive. Dayton Children’s wants to be your partner by providing you with valuable information you can use each and every day to keep your child healthy and safe. Please search our resource library for essential information on health, nutrition, fitness, injury prevention and other important topics.

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General Health Information
How to take care of your child’s body from teeth to toes

Growth and Development
What to expect as your child grows

Infections and Medical Problems
How to recognize the symptoms

Emotions and Behavior
How to understand your child’s behavior

Dayton Children's partners with KidsHealth to bring you current and relevant health information! Dayton Children's partners with KidsHealth to bring you current and relevant health information!

Safety First
How to protect your child

Special Needs Resource Center
Find resources close to home

Nutrition and Fitness
How to keep your child healthy with food and activity

Pregnancy and Newborns
How to take care of your growing family

Positive Parenting
Get advice on parenting basics

Navigating Hospital and Doctor Visits
What to expect on your upcoming visit

Growing Together and e-Growing Together Newsletters

Answers to your common questions


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Visit our blog!

Visit the Dr. Mom Squad blog to join in the conversation with our experts! You will hear from four local women who have two big things in common; they are all doctors and they are all moms!

Kohl's Cares® Merchandise

Every season, Kohl's offers special items for sale with all profits donated to children's hospitals – including Dayton Children’s. You can view the entire collection of stuffed animals, books and much more at Kohl's Cares® Merchandise.

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Upcoming Events

We are driven by our values of safety, compassion, ownership, collaboration, innovation and value creation. We are looking for individuals to join our team who embody these values and support our mission of improving the health status of all kids in our region. We hope that might be you! Come to our job fair to learn more about our open opportunities.

Join us for Safe on Saturday to learn about safety, literacy and sensory activities!

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Health and Safety

Your child's health and safety is our top priority


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