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Going into hospital

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marionk Sun 06-Mar-16 17:52:22

Hi, my DH has to go into hospital in the near future for a serious operation and I thought it might be a good idea to get a book on the subject to prepare our 2.75yr old DGD. Does anyone have any suggestions please as there seems to be lot's about the child going in but I have not had much luck on a family member going in

whitewave Sun 06-Mar-16 17:57:47

Well you could always make one yourself, if you can't find anything.

Ana Sun 06-Mar-16 18:09:16

Some ideas here, although none may be exactly what you're looking for.

NanaandGrampy Sun 06-Mar-16 18:21:16

You print this one out yourself . Not sure if it's too old though x

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Elrel Sun 06-Mar-16 18:46:16

The hospital may have something - most do good ones for children being admitted.

Elrel Sun 06-Mar-16 18:47:38

Maybe you could adapt it for your granddaughter.

annsixty Sun 06-Mar-16 19:04:23

Without being too difficult does she need to know?
Or does she need detailed information.
I had a cancer op when my 2 oldest were small, they knew I was Ill and they were both brought to see me in hospital. There is no need to tell them more than they need to know.
They know people get ill.

Pittcity Sun 06-Mar-16 19:21:24 has ideas, games and there are books too.

Jalima Sun 06-Mar-16 19:38:51

I had the same thought as annsixty
Whilst it would be a good idea to chat to her about it nearer the time perhaps it would be better not to make too big a thing about it to her; you may pass on your anxieties without realising it.
Apart from knowing that Grandad is not very well and has gone to the hospital where the doctors and nurses will make him better there should not be a need to go into more depth.

Does she live with you and spend every day with Grandad?