What to Bring While You Wait at Norton Children’s

You to Norton Children’s Hospital, but don’t forget about your needs as a caregiver.

Here’s What You Should Bring

  • Books, magazines or other reading material
  • Change and money for vending machines, parking, etc.
  • Chargers for your electronic devices
  • Earphones or ear buds for electronic devices as a courtesy to other patients and families
  • Important telephone numbers (home, work, mobile phone)
  • Wear comfortable clothes, and don’t forget clothes for overnight stays with your child.

Please Do Not Bring

  • Other children, if possible (your child will need your undivided attention on the day of admission)
  • Rubber or latex balloons due to choking or suffocation risk. Any balloons your child receives as gifts must be made of Mylar or foil.
  • Streaming television USB devices (Amazon Fire TV stick, Apple TV, Roku, etc.)
  • Valuables or large amounts of money.
  • Video gaming systems that connect to a television.
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