Information and Tools to Prepare Your Child

Mary Bridge Patient in roomGoing to the doctor or hospital can be a scary time for children and parents. We're here to offer support by providing resources for you and your child before, during and after your visit to Mary Bridge. Click on the service below for more information and tools to prepare your child.

 Clinic Visit

How to prepare your child for a doctor’s visit, how to talk to your child’s doctor.

Hospital Stay

What to bring, where to stay, how to prepare your child for a stay at Mary Bridge.

 Medical and Imaging Tests

Information about common tests and procedures at Mary Bridge.

 Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)

What to expect when your child is in the PICU.

 Pediatric Heart and Thoracic Surgery Center

What to bring, where to stay, how to prepare your child for a visit to the Heart Center.

 Surgery

Learn how to prepare for your child's surgery at Mary Bridge.

Your Child's Care Team

Who are the doctors, nurses and staff that will take care of your child?

 What to Bring

Be in the know for what amenities are best to bring with you during your child's stay.