How Child Life can Help
You and your child may meet a Child Life specialist on the day of surgery. A Child Life Specialist can prepare your child for surgery using an age appropriate explanation, non-threatening pictures of the operating room, and medical equipment.
PCH Child Life has other tools to help you and your child better understand the hospital.
- The Simply Sayin' app can be used to help explain medical terminology in a child friendly way. The app is free of charge and is available on both android and apple devices.
- View the pre-op video with your child to better understand what to expect on the day of surgery.
- Call about a Pre-Surgery Tour for you and your child
- Read more about the Child Life Program