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.

Total recalls

When you hear that a child’s toy or product is recalled what do you do? Do you check to see if you own it?  Do you ignore the recall?  How do you react? Children’s products can be recalled for a … Continue reading

Let’s Celebrate More 1st Birthdays

Last fall, Dayton Children’s hosted some of our state legislators from the Ohio Senate Medicaid, Health and Human Services Committee as they toured the state to learn more about infant mortality. This week, Senator Shannon Jones introduced legislation to start … Continue reading

Graco car seat recall

Social media is buzzing with the latest car seat recall by Graco – and for good reason! Earlier this week Graco announced the voluntary recall of 3.7 million car seats at the urging of the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration … Continue reading

Mid-Winter Safety Check

Our friends at Safe Kids Worldwide have a great mid-winter safety checklist to ensure as you keep snuggled in these frigid temperatures your family is safe too. Here are 5 tips to get safely through the winter: Car Seats and … Continue reading

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