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After discharge from the hospital, both you and your child will need recovery time. Normal routines have been upset for the entire family. Just as it took time to get ready to go to the hospital, it will take time at home to recover.
Being home from the hospital requires some adjustment for everyone, and the recovery process will be different for each child and family.
When your child is discharged from the hospital, you will need time to talk about what happened and quiet time to collect yourself. Do things to help get back to a normal routine. Don’t expect too much too soon. Take the time you need.
The following chart outlines some phases you, as parents, may experience.
Spending extra time with child
Allowing clinging/regressive behavior
Allowing some special privileges
Needing signals from child that he/she is okay
Talking about hospilization
Special time alone with spouse/partner
Assessing impact of hospital expenses
Helps from special friends/relatives
Making some phone calls
Needing less help from others
Calls to hospital for reassurance
Altered work schedule
Feeling unthreatened, comfortable with routine Heart Institute visits
Resuming all normal adult activities
Children's Hospital's main campus is located in the Lawrenceville neighborhood. Our main hospital address is:
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
One Children’s Hospital Way
4401 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
In addition to the main hospital, Children's has many convenient locations in other neighborhoods throughout the greater Pittsburgh region.
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Interested in giving to Children's Hospital? Visit Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation's website to make a donation online.