Category: Advocacy

Safety alert: Liquid laundry packets

Startling stat alert: Every day more than 30 children get into liquid laundry packets With liquid laundry packets gaining in popularity, now used by 20 percent of U.S. households, parents need to be aware of this emerging risk for children. … Continue reading

Sound bites for safety

I’m just days back on the job after maternity leave (details coming soon) and I’ve done two news interviews about the importance of bicycle safety – including helmets – due to a recent bicycle accident death. I watched a lot … Continue reading

Kelsey’s big journey to D.C.

Kelsey Collins is headed to Washington D.C. next week to represent Dayton Children’s as part of the Children’s Hospital Association’s Family Advocacy Day! Learn more about Kelsey and why she is excited to visit our nation’s capital! By: Kelsey Collins … Continue reading

Swings and slings can be dangerous things

A new study underlines the importance of not putting babies to sleep in car seats, swings, bouncers and other carrying devices. In the study, researchers reviewed 47 deaths among children younger than age 2 that occurred in sitting and carrying … Continue reading

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