Sedation for Parents
Sedation is the use of medicines to help someone relax and not feel pain during a medical procedure.
Doctors & Hospitals for Parents
Doctor and hospital visits, tests, surgery, insurance paperwork, and medicines: let us help you take some confusion out of the process.
Some kids have medical problems that prevent them from being able to take adequate nutrition by mouth. A gastrostomy tube (also called a G-tube) is a tube inserted through the abdomen that delivers nutrition directly to the stomach. Read this article to find out more about the gastrostomy procedure.
Cancer Center Content List for Parents
From treatments and prevention to coping with the emotional aspects of cancer, the Cancer Center provides comprehensive information that parents need.
Biopsies for Parents
Doctors order biopsies to examine tissue or cells when they're concerned about a problem such as an infection, inflammation, or cancer.
Cleft Palate With Cleft Lip for Parents
A cleft palate with a cleft lip is when a baby's lip and palate (roof of mouth) don't form properly during pregnancy. Most kids with cleft lip and palate are treated successfully with no lasting problems.
What's It Like to Have Surgery? for Teens
Knowing what to expect with surgery before you get to the hospital can make you less anxious about your surgical experience - and less stress helps a person recover faster.
Medical Care for Teens
This section has advice on taking charge of your own medical care.
Epilepsy Surgery for Parents
Epilepsy surgery is an operation done on the brain to reduce or stop seizures.
Tonsillectomy for Parents
A tonsillectomy is surgery to remove the tonsils. It's one of the most common surgeries kids and teens get. Find out more.