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  • Appendectomy for Parents


    It's important to understand the ins and outs of an appendectomy so you know what to expect if your child has this procedure.

  • Caring for Your Child After an Appendectomy for Parents


    It takes a few weeks to feel back to normal after an appendix removal, so kids need to rest. Here's how to help your child recover from surgery, and signs that you might need to call a doctor.

  • Appendicitis for Parents


    Appendicitis requires immediate medical attention, so it's important to know its symptoms. The earlier it's caught, the easier it is to treat.

  • When Your Child Has Surgery - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents


    Prepare for your child's surgery by learning about different procedures, anesthesia, and more.

  • Word! Appendicitis for Kids


    Appendicitis happens when a part of the digestive system called the appendix gets inflamed or swells up.

  • Word! Appendix for Kids


    The appendix is a small sac attached to the large intestine.

  • Stomachaches for Kids


    Ugh. Bellyaches. Find out what causes tummy trouble in this article for kids.

  • Antegrade Continence Enema (ACE) for Parents


    An antegrade continence enema, or ACE, is a different way to give an enema. Enemas can help someone poop if they become constipated or have another problem moving their bowels.

  • Doctors & Hospitals - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents


    Doctor and hospital visits, tests, surgery, insurance paperwork, and medicines: let us help you take some confusion out of the process.