Meet the Stager family from Troy, Ohio, whose 15-month-old daughter Bailey was saved at Dayton Children's after she came down with a life-threatening virus. Bailey's video showcases how the Stager's family and friends, her team of doctors and nurses at Dayton Children's and the entire community rally around the care and recovery of this little girl. See how you as a supporter of Dayton Children's are also part of "Team Bailey."
A surprise Memorial Day 2011 trail ride at Englewood Reserve quickly turns tragic for Olivia Fowler. Fortunately, the Soin Pediatric Trauma and Emergency Center was just moments away.
Kaitlyn Dove, 12, has had more medical complications in her life than most people could even imagine having and see mutliple specialists at Dayton Children's. Even with multiple heart and lung conditions as well as a variety of other complications, Kaitlyn continues to have a positive outlook on life and always wants to help others.
Kelly Watts had a completely normal pregnancy. On March 2, 2011 she gave birth at Miami Valley Hospital to a beautiful 10-pound baby girl, Ryleigh. She never expected that two weeks later her precious newborn would be in the Regional Level III Newborn Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Dayton Children's.
When Paul Burnside found out his daughter Shirray needed scoliosis correction surgery, he wanted her to be seen by the best doctor available.
At 13 years old, Kyle was diagnosed with Type I diabetes.
A story of strength and hope when a little boy is born premature.
Bailey, just 6 weeks old, was diagnosed with fibrosarcoma, a rare cancerous tumor on her right foot.
It was during a routine evaluation of a heart murmur in February 2008, that Alicia first heard her son had several tumors above his stomach.
Carmine was born at 26 weeks and weighed only 13.2 ounces. He had only a 15 percent chance of surviving.
The smallest infant ever to be cared for and survive at Dayton Children's made his first trip home Monday, July 19.
Diagnosed with spina bifida as an infant, Mitchell was told he would never walk. Now, 11 years old, he is active in sports and farming.
Adrianna, just 6 months old, was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis.
Born 11 weeks early, Justin needed special care in our Level III Newborn Intensive Care Unit. He is now 20 years old and strives to become a teacher someday.
At 11 years old, Casey started losing weight unexpectedly. Soon after, he was diagnosed with stage IV brain cancer.
Micheal Dosedol is a patient and ambassador of Dayton Children's. Michael was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer.
Taylor Bush is a patient and ambassador of Dayton Children's. Taylor was born with Cystic Fibrosis.
Shayla is a patient and ambassador of Dayton Children's. She was born with sickle cell disease.
Emily Staggs is an ambassador for Dayton Children's and one of our patients.
Hope uses a computerized communication device to communicate with friends, family and her health care providers.
Sara Pyszka is a senior at Wright State University. Because she has cerebral palsy, she is not able to speak. However, she is able to communicate with a computerized device.
Dayton Children's and Wright State University held an event called "Stop the Silence" to raise awareness about communication disorders.
Layla was one of Dayton Children's NICU patients. She was in our NICU for 111 days, had brain and heart surgery but is now growing up to be a beautiful little girl.
TV commercial - Just right for Nathan. Nathan (Dayton Children's patient) and mom, Rachel Ormsby are featured.
Shayla and Aliya Ellington have been patients at Dayton Children's their entire lives. Both girls suffer from sickle cell anemia, but they do not let that slow them down.
News story from WDTN Channel 2 about Nevin building a snowman in his hospital room.
Jonas just turned two years old February 9. His birthday present was flying to America with his new dad David Burkett of Carlisle, Ohio.
Casey Mowen was diagnosed with Stage IV brain cancer. Dawn Landes, Casey's mom, was relieved to discover top-quality care close to home.
Darius Owens, 18, longed to play sports while growing up, but it wasn't until he started using an asthma care plan that he could fulfill his dreams. Darius has been a patient at Dayton Children's since he was a year old.
Easton was transported to Dayton Children's NICU right after he was born.
Andrew Ferguson has been coming to Dayton Children's since he was 3 years old.
Andrew and his mom talk about his concussion.
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