Getting the Best Care for Your Child

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Be an advocate for your child. Doctor and hospital visits, medical procedures, medicines and surgical conditions can be intimidating. Ask the right questions to get the answers you need to best care for your child.

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Sending Your Child with Special Needs to Camp
When it comes to camps, kids with special needs have as many choices as other children. Find a camp that is a perfect fit for your child.

Preparing Your Child for Surgery
Summer is a common time for surgeries because children are out of school. Help your child prepare for surgery with these tips.

Is it a Medical Emergency
Different injuries and illnesses require different levels of care. When your child needs medical help, you have many options. Make sure you know what to do in a medical emergency to make sure your child receives the best care possible.


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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

Preble County YMCA fun family event

Free family event for parents of children birth to 5 years old

Pre-ordering now available!! Get your special edition shortbread puzzle piece cookies from Panera Bread! Cookies will be sold in stores April 13th to 19th. 100% of proceeds will benefit Dayton Children’s Hospital newly launched autism diagnostic center.

Safe Kids Car Seat Check - is your child riding safely?

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The Right Care for the Right Reasons

One Children's Plaza - Dayton, Ohio - 45404-1815