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Our child life team helps patients feel more relaxed and comfortable throughout their medical journey. They also offer personal support that includes helping patients emotionally prepare for medical procedures like surgeries, blood draws and X-rays. The child life team regularly uses breathing techniques to help kids feel calmer and relaxed. “By encouraging our patients to take slow deep breaths before a procedure starts, it helps them feel less anxious, less tense... View Article

Dec 1 2017

Keeping kids happy, calm and entertained during a doctor’s visit or an outpatient procedure can sometimes be a challenge. The following tips from child life specialist Katie Barber can help you pass the time in a fun way and help your children feel more calm and relaxed. Some of the ideas listed below are geared specifically to enhance your experience at our new Children’s Pavilion but all of these concepts... View Article

Oct 26 2016