Leaving your child with a babysitter can be a nerve-wracking experience, but with some preparation and clear communication, you can ensure their safety and your peace of mind. Here are some medical tips to consider:
- Emergency contacts
- Medical information
- First aid kit
- Safety precautions
- Emergency plans
- CPR and first aid training
- Safe sleep practices
- Food and allergies
Download our babysitter safety guide
When leaving your children with a babysitter, make sure you also leave behind information about where to go and what to do during an emergency. Fill out your community-specific babysitter’s emergency guide that has all the important information babysitters and emergency medical teams need to know about your children.
With your local community’s police department, fire department, and emergency center phone numbers already filled in, all you have to do is add in each child’s current medical conditions and emergency contact information.