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How can I keep track of when I give my child medication?

When your child is taking a medication, jot down the time you give it to him. It’s easy to wonder, “Gee, did I give him his pill at ten a.m., or was it eleven? Or, eek, did I forget it?” Writing it down also helps if both Mom and Dad are dispensing meds. Keep a list that either parent completes each time a dose is given.

From The Smart Parent's Guide: Getting Your Kids Through Checkups, Illnesses, and Accidents by Jennifer Trachtenberg.
The Smart Parent's Guide: Getting Your Kids Through Checkups, Illnesses, and Accidents

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