Category: Safety

Holiday checklist

I attempted to be creative today and put together my “safety” rendition of ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas – but realized that finding rhyming words for medications and decorations wasn’t really working. My time is probably better spent making sure … Continue reading

Can’t anyone get safe sleep around here?

Sleep seems to be one of the most sought after things this time of year.  Even more important is the sleep our children get (which means that we can get something done!). However, this is also a dangerous time of … Continue reading

We’re making progress in keeping kids safe from unsafe toys

Remember a few years ago when millions of toys were recalled shortly before the holiday season?  Since then, much has been done to keep kids safe from toys and every year since 2008 the number of toy recalls has been … Continue reading

Babies don’t need to die, Part 2

Last week I attended the the Summit on Infant Mortality in Columbus with 15 other staff members from Dayton Children’s. While I’m still unpacking a lot of what I learned at the summit, one thing continues to strike me. In … Continue reading

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