Having a child in the hospital can be very challenging.
The following are 8 tips for parents caring for a child in the hospital, from a former pediatric staff nurse:
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1) It’s in your child’s best interest if a parent or family/friend stays with them at all times.
The nurse may have at least 6 other patients besides your child, and will not be able to play with them and keep them company when they are upset or bored.