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  • Appendicitis

    • Appendicitis: A Guide for Parents
      Appendicitis is the most common childhood emergency that must be treated immediately. However, it’s important to know that many conditions have symptoms similar to appendicitis but don’t require surgery.

    Sibling Support

    • Help for Parents
      Despite all the challenges, brothers and sisters can adapt very well with the right kind of guidance.
    • Steps to Help Siblings Cope
      The following steps can help you help a brother or sister adjust to a sibling's chronic illness or disability.

    The information in this section is provided by SibLink at Hasbro Children's Hospital, a program created to meet the needs of brothers and sisters with chronic medical, developmental and behavioral problems. Learn more about SibLink