Caring for Your Child

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General Health Information

Children are not little adults and it is important to learn how to take care of your child's growing body from teeth to toes.

Do you think your child may be sick? Explore the information below about common childhood aches, pains, and illnesses.

General Health Features

Seasonal Allergies

Dayton is a hot spot for allergies this time of year. Learn the signs and symptoms of seasonal allergies and the best treatment options for kids

Dehydration

With the hot summer weather it is important to make sure kids stay hydrated.

Handwashing 
Did you know that proper hand washing is the best way to keep from getting sick? Here's how to teach this all-important habit to your kids.

 

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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

The 29th Ghost N' Goblins 5k Run and Walk registration. The 5k Run/Walk benefits Dayton Children's Hospital.

Literacy celebration for students of Cleveland Pre K-6 School

Edison School Family Fun Night for Literacy

Sponsored by families with ASD, it's the 10th Annual Autism Friendly Halloween Party

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Health and Safety

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The Children's Medical Center of Dayton Dayton Children's
The Right Care for the Right Reasons

One Children's Plaza - Dayton, Ohio - 45404-1815
937-641-3000
www.childrensdayton.org