For Patients/Families

Resources and Educational Materials

Patient/Family Education Materials by Category

This section contains broad-ranging information Children's Hospitals & Clinics has developed about pediatric medicine. Here you will find plain talk about medical conditions or procedures, first aid, and the like. Many topics have illustrations and detailed instructions about how to provide care at home, and when to call for medical advice. Some topics offer links to Hmong, Somali, and Spanish versions.

The information in this section duplicates information given to the parents of Children's patients during their child's care in one of the hospitals or clinics.

This section has medical information, not medical advice. If you or your child has a health problem, contact your clinic. Use these materials only under the guidance of your child's health care provider.


Blenderizing Guidelines  
Bone Health: Preventing Osteoporosis  
Breast Milk: Banked Donor Milk  
Breast Milk: Fortified (Using Enfacare Formula)  (Spanish)  
Breast Milk: Fortified (using NeoSure Formula)  (Spanish)  
Breast Milk: Fortified (using Standard Formula)  (Spanish)  
Breast Pumping When Your Baby is in the Hospital  (Spanish)  
Breastfeeding an infant with cleft lip  
Breastfeeding an Infant with Down Syndrome  
Breastfeeding an Infant with Neurological Problems  
Breastfeeding Your Hospitalized baby  (Spanish)  
Breastfeeding: Weaning  (Spanish)  
Breastfeeding: Weaning After Infant Loss  
Breastfeeding: Weaning from pumping  
Cleft Palate Repair: Feeding Your Child  
Feeding Children Ages 1 to 3  
Formula Adjustment (Elecare)  
Formula Adjustment (Enfacare)  
Formula Adjustment (Enfaport)  
Formula Adjustment (NeoCate)  
Formula Adjustment (NeoSure)  
Formula Adjustment (Nutramigen® or Nutramigen® with Enflora LGG)  
Formula Adjustment (Pregestimil)  
Formula Adjustment (Special)  
Formula Adjustment (Standard)  
Gluten-Free / Casein-Free Diet for Autism Spectrum Disorder  
Weight Gain Tips  (Spanish)