What Every Parent Needs to Know About Their Child’s IV

What Every Parent Needs to Know About Their Child’s IV

By: Heather Michon | Quick read: While your child’s medical team will keep an eye on their IV for signs of complications, parents can take a more active role and be their child’s IV advocate by knowing the symptoms to look for. If you notice signs of...
IVs and Pregnancy: Can it Harm My Baby?

IVs and Pregnancy: Can it Harm My Baby?

By Heather Michon | Intravenous (IV) therapies are a common part of modern pregnancy, but as with everything you put in your body during those nine months, you may wonder: Will an IV harm my baby? The best evidence seems to be no, an IV poses no significant risk to...
Mom 101: Talking to Your Child About IVs

Mom 101: Talking to Your Child About IVs

By: Sue Carrington | Quick read: It’s important to explain to your child what an IV is and why they’re getting one before a procedure takes place. It can be helpful to give a step-by-step overview of what will happen, including what the doctor/nurse will...
Mom 101: Talking to Your Child About IVs

Frequently Asked IV Questions

Your most frequently asked IV questions, answered. Download the PDF “How does IV therapy work?”Intravenous (IV) therapy is the delivery of fluids, blood, or medication directly into a patient’s system through the veins. The main advantage of IV...

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