Category: Safety

To Grandmother’s house we go…without heavy coats!

Lately a lot of information has been out on Facebook regarding the use of heavy coats when using car seats. Cold weather has hit Ohio and no doubt our little ones will be needing an extra layer or two in … Continue reading

# SayNoToBumpers

Today, December 4, quite a few Dayton Children’s employees are attending the Ohio Infant Mortality Summit.  As I’ve shared many times on this blog – Ohio’s infant mortality rate ranks 45th out of 50 in the United States.  It’s an … Continue reading

Stop the Texts. Stop the Wrecks.

This week is National Teens “Don’t Text and Drive Week” – a National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) campaign to address the high number of teens that text and drive. This year’s campaign is “Stop the Texts. Stop the Wrecks.” Unfortunately, … Continue reading

Laundry pod dangers

Laundry detergent “pods” are making headlines again this week with the release of a new Pediatrics reseach study. Using data from the National Poison Data System, researchers looked at exposures to laundry detergent pods among children younger than 6 years … Continue reading

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