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To help you and your family prepare for surgery, we’ve compiled Children’s Minnesota resources specific to parents, teens and kids.
Customize this packing list to meet your family’s needs.
Any items that can be washed need to be washed before you bring them to the hospital (stuffed animals, blankets, pillows, etc.).
It helps to bring the following items whether you are spending the night or not:
Bring all required documents:
We’ll tell you if you’re staying overnight during scheduling or during your call with a nurse before surgery. Here are a few more things you may want to pack if your child is staying overnight: