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.

Game changers

Every 25 seconds, or 1.35 million times a year, a young athlete suffers a sports injury severe enough to go to the emergency room, according to a new research report released this week by Safe Kids Worldwide. The report, “Game … Continue reading

Imagining her potential

Lately I’ve been having a blast with Mary. We’ve been exploring our summer wonderland, picking carrots from the garden, running through the sprinkler and having picnics. It’s been so fun to see her become her own little person – and … Continue reading

A royal car seat blunder

It’s hard not to get caught up in the excitement of the new Royal Baby. My colleagues and I were able to catch the exciting moment when Will and Kate emerged from the hospital with the new baby – truly … Continue reading

Protecting little riders

Over the spring Dayton Children’s Hospital participated in quite a few helmet fittings for kids in our community.  We deeply believe in the importance of wearing helmets for each and every ride for all kids – and all wheeled sports … Continue reading

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We have created this blog as a way to communicate key childrens' health and safety issues to parents and other child advocates. It is managed by Dayton Children's department of marketing communications. Comments can be sent to rodneyg@childrensdayton.org.

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