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.

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

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

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