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Preparing Your Child for the Hospital

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If your child is facing a hospital stay, you want to do all you can to make the hospital less strange and frightening.

Fear of the unknown can be worse than fear of the known, so letting your child know what to expect will go a long way toward lowering fear and stress.

Here are some things to try:

Credits for Preparing Your Child for the Hospital

Current as of: February 28, 2023

Author: Healthwise Staff
Clinical Review Board: All Healthwise education is reviewed by a team that includes physicians, nurses, advanced practitioners, registered dieticians, and other healthcare professionals.

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