Category: Children’s health

Protecting Our Little Ghosts and Goblins

Dayton Children’s Soon-to-be-Mommy Blogger – Jessica Saunders Halloween is one of my favorite times of the year.  It will come as no surprise to those who know me that I would begin planning for the upcoming Halloween literally the day … Continue reading

The Low-Down on Drop-Side Cribs

Dayton Children’s Soon-to-be-Mommy Blogger: Jessica Saunders After another wave of product recalls on baby cribs I’ve been getting the question: What is the deal with drop-side cribs? Drop-side cribs are a very popular design due to their convenience  for parents.  … Continue reading

A Safe Night's Sleep

Dayton Children’s Soon-to-be-Mommy Blogger: Jessica Saunders I’m not going to find out whether my child is a boy or a girl – I like surprises.  I think this decision has helped me focus a little more on the basics instead … Continue reading

Welcome to my Journey

Dayton Children’s Soon-to-be-Mommy Blogger: Jessica Saunders When I began working as the injury prevention coordinator for Dayton Children’s over three years ago, I quickly learned that accidental injury is the number one reason children ages 1 to 14 die. I … Continue reading

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