Is there anything that I should do before the operation?
Preparing brothers and sisters
What happens before the operation?
What does the operation involve?
What anaesthetic is used?
Are there any risks?
When can I see my baby after the operation?
When can my baby feed?
What happens afterwards?
When you get home
Looking after the operation site
- Inflammation or redness
- Raised temperature
- Loss of appetite
Please note this is a generic GOSH information sheet. If you have specific questions about how this relates to your child, please ask your doctor. Please note this information may not necessarily reflect treatment at other hospitals.