When to Call Child Life

    1. To prepare a child for surgery.
    2. To address a child’s fears and concerns.
    3. To support a child who’s had a traumatic experience with a hospital.
    4. To provide age-appropriate education for a new diagnosis.
    5. To teach a child coping and relaxation techniques and provide a distraction during procedures.
    6. To introduce a child and family to The Children's Hospital at Memorial University Medical Center.
    7. To provide developmentally appropriate preparation for treatments and procedures.
    8. To provide emotional support during stressful times.
    9. To support siblings and family members during hospitalization.
    10. To provide fun and developmental play during a difficult time.

    Contact child life services at The Children's Hospital at MUMC

    Day Surgery, 912-350-9784
    Hematology/Oncology, 912-350-5632
    Inpatient care, 912-350-9336