Author: Jessica Saunders

  • Jessica Saunders

    Mommy safety blogger, Jessica Saunders, is the community relations manager at Dayton Children's. She also serves as the coordinator of Safe Kids Greater Dayton, an organization dedicated to preventing childhood injuries. Follow her adventures as the mother of a toddler, sharing safety concerns and tips with the Dayton community.

Teens on the move

Of the many hazards parents of teenagers worry about—driving, drinking, later curfews, dating—one that likely doesn’t create alarm is walking. However, new research released by Safe Kids Worldwise, with support from FedEx, found every hour of every day a teen pedestrian … Continue reading

Child passenger safety week 2014

Dayton Children’s is dedicated to ensuring all children are safe “on the way” as they travel in car and booster seats. We are participating in Child Passenger Safety Week, a campaign dedicated to helping parents and caregivers make sure their … Continue reading

Awareness is making an impact

The holiday weekend brought the 24th child death due to being left alone or gaining access to a vehicle.  It’s a sad way to end the summer. However, there is some silver lining when it comes to children being left … Continue reading

Landmark legislation for babies

Last week at the groundbreaking for the Dayton Children’s patient care tower,  U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown unveiled new, landmark legislation to help doctors and researchers better understand the causes of stillbirths, Sudden Unexpected Infant Deaths (SUID), and Sudden Unexpected Deaths … Continue reading

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