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What emergency information on my child should I keep accessible?

Keep the following on your refrigerator, near a house phone, and in your cell phone or PDA:

• child’s name, birth date, and current weight
• regular medications with dosage and directions
• any allergies or medical conditions
• your contact information (work and cell numbers)
• house address and phone number
• pediatrician name and contact information
• preferred hospital and pharmacy with phone numbers
• another emergency adult contact
• poison control (1-800-222-1222)
Mommy Calls: Dr. Tanya Answers Parents' Top 101 Questions About Babies and Toddlers

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