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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.

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


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! Hear what they have to say on the latest kids health issues and learn tips on how you can help keep your kids stay healthy and safe!


  • Hand washing Know how to best clean your hands to prevent the cold and flu!
  • Sleep Make sure your child is getting enough sleep.
  • Green cleaning Do you know how to reduce allergy and asthma triggers by cleaning green?
  • Heat related illness Make sure your young athlete avoids the dangers of heat!

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Upcoming Events

The 1st Annual Logan X. Hess Stop Child Abuse Poker Run and Car Show will take place August 3. The ride begins at the Piqua American Legion and ends at Edison Community College. The car show will be at Edison Community College.

Car Seat Safety Check at Russell's Point Municipal Building

Play golf at the world-class NCR Country Club golf course to benefit Dayton Children’s Pediatric Cancer Care Center. Enjoy the Hoopla festivities featuring dinner and an outstanding silent auction and a guest presentations from our brave Dayton Children's ambassador fighting cancer.

Car Seat Safety Check

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Health and Safety

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