Pediatric Surgery

Children's Instructions

The following instructions are very important and MUST be followed. Otherwise it may be necessary to cancel your child's surgery.


▪ Do not eat or drink anything after midnight the night before your surgery, including water, juice, coffee, chewing gum or mints.

 

▪ Remove all baby bottles from the crib at night. Inform family members that the child should not be given anything to eat or drink after midnight.

 

▪ If appropriate for the child’s age, remove all drinking glasses from the bathroom. Do not let the child brush his/her teeth the morning of the surgery.

 

▪ You may bring children in pajamas. They may keep their undergarments on.

For infants, you may bring formula or special drinking cups for use after surgery. Bring an extra diaper or change of undergarments.

 

▪ Children may bring a favorite blanket or small, soft toy.

 

▪ Remove all baby bottles from the crib at night. Inform family members that the child should not be given anything to eat or drink after midnight.

 

▪ For further information regarding your Surgical Instructions, please choose from the following. If you have any further questions, please call us at 810-732-7700.

 

5202 Miller Road
Flint MI 48507