Patient and Family Guide

Preparing for Your Visit

American Family Children's Hospital is a comprehensive pediatric medical and surgical center featuring nationally recognized pediatric specialists in fields from Cardiology to Cancer, including faculty from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health's Department of Pediatrics.
 
The following resources will help you prepare for your visit to American Family Children's Hospital:
American Family Children's Hospital Patient Guide: Directions and finding your way

Directions and Finding Your Way

Learn how to get to American Family Children's Hospital and, once you're here, how to get around.

American Family Children's Hospital Patient Guide: What to bring for overnight stays

Overnight Stays: What to Bring

To help your child feel more at ease in the surrounding of the hospital, we suggest you bring a few comfort items.

American Family Children's Hospital Patient Guide: Preparing for echocardiogram

Preparing for Echocardiogram

Echocardiograms are common procedures that allow doctors to see the heart beating and to visualize many of the structures of the heart. How should parents help their children prepare? Learn about echocardiograms

American Family Children's Hospital Patient Guide: Parking

Parking at the American Family Children's Hospital

Visitor parking at the American Family Children's Hospital is available at hourly and daily rates on levels 1 and 2 of the parking ramp.

Related: Valet Parking

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Patient Safety Tips

Watch videos about how you can get involved in your child's care:

Video icon Safety Tips for All Patients

Video icon Keeping Your Child Safe in the Hospital