Tag: medical decisions

Member Story: Helping Oregon Parents Access Their Child’s Medical Information

A member family from Oregon recently contacted us after their child, a minor, visited the doctor. While there, the child was asked to sign a document entitled “Limited Disclosure Authorization.” The document authorized the doctor to disclose a limited amount of the child’s medical information to the parents. Of course, this document raised a question […]

Doctor Reports Mom to CPS for Feeding Goat Milk to Her Baby

Doctor Reports Mom to CPS for Feeding Goat Milk to Her Baby

When her newborn son Carson did not take to breastfeeding, Alorah Gellerson began feeding him a vitamin-fortified goat milk baby formula. When her doctor found out, the doctor reported Mrs. Gellerson to the Maine Department of Health and Human Services. CPS then got involved. She came in and threatened to take him away and put […]

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