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Resources for Families

At Children’s National, we understand that families have many questions about their child’s condition and care. Your care providers may offer specific resources, but we also have online resources available to answer your questions and connect you with the information you need.

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Having Surgery: What to Expect

When preparing for your child’s surgery, it is important that you understand the process and feel comfortable with our facility. View our resources to help prepare you and your child before, during and after surgery.

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Minimally Invasive Techniques Defined

Learn about the many different types of minimally invasive techniques we use at Children's National to minimize your child's discomfort during surgical procedures as much as possible.

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Spotlight on Surgical Expertise

Surgical excellence stems from experience, and surgeons at Children’s National perform upward of 18,000 procedures annually. Read about how we provide excellent, specialized surgical care to our young patients.