Author: Jessica Saunders

  • Jessica Saunders

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

O Safe Christmas Tree

The holidays are here and with it comes the Christmas Tree.  This year was really special because Mary helped to decorate the tree – but we had to be very careful because we have a little 6-month roller who in … Continue reading

The bumper issue

Crib bumpers continue to be a dangerous item in baby cribs.  As I’ve mentioned in previous blog posts, crib bumpers have been responsible for multiple infant deaths.  We continue to spread the message that babies should sleep Alone, on the … Continue reading

#ItCanWait

Admit it.  We’ve all done it. We’ve glanced at our email, sent a text, or liked a Facebook post when we were supposed to be concentrated on driving. And while we may think of teenagers when the term “distracted driving” … Continue reading

The child-friendly skies

Holiday travel season is right around the corner.  If you are traveling via plane you know there are so many things to consider – especially if you are traveling with kids. Luckily, a new Federal Aviation Administration ruling will make … Continue reading

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