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What to Bring to the Hospital


For Patients:

  • Favorite stuffed toy or comfort item (such as a blanket)
  • A few favorite toys (we also have toys you can borrow while you are here)
  • Pajamas, robe and slippers
  • Comfortable clothing
  • Schoolwork (if appropriate)
  • Photos of favorite people or pets
  • Medications that your child is currently taking
  • Favorite sippy cup and/or pacifier (if appropriate)

For Parents & Caregivers:

  • Pajamas, robe and slippers
  • Comfortable clothing
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste
  • Your medications
  • Personal hygiene items
  • Books and magazines
  • List of important phone numbers
  • Calling card (if you need to make long-distance calls from the hospital phone)
  • Money for meals and snacks
  • Your child’s insurance information