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.

Super Bowl safety tips

Every 45 minutes here in the United States, a child is rushed to the emergency room for injuries caused by televisions that are not appropriately secured. To help prevent these TV tip-overs, Safe Kids Greater Dayton is launching National TV … Continue reading

Preventing birth defects

The 2014 National Birth Defects Prevention Month theme is “Birth Defects are Common, Costly and Critical.” Birth defects are an issue that not only effect a child, but have the potential to impact the entire community. In honor of National Birth Defects … Continue reading

Snow hazards

I have a kid who loves the snow! It’s really amazing how it can be freezing outside but that snow just calls to kids.  It’s so fun!  You can fall backwards and make a snow angel, build a snowman, have … Continue reading

How do you prepare?

It’s a true Ohio winter – one day we’ll be having 40 degrees with sunshine and the next day we’ll have 6 degrees below zero.  It’s hard to plan – so you have to plan for everything! Have you prepared … 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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