If you and your spouse/partner are away on a
vacation, or business trip (or perhaps a job hunting trip)
what happens if the kid gets sick?
Most people write out a note at the kitchen table
before they leave. That is pretty useless and inadequate.
Why do you need it.
You want a limited list of trusted people named and
authorized to take your child to a doctor and make emergency medical
You need key data made available for them so that
they and the doctors can appropriately help.
What decisions should you make.
Who should be named as agent.
What decisions should they make or not make.
What other steps to take.
List any key medical issues and information in the
If your child has a medical problem, drug use, or
other issue, disclose it.
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