When a child goes to the hospital or has medical concerns, brothers and sisters can feel afraid, worried or confused. They are being faced with new and confusing situations. They may hear and see things that they do not understand, may have a change within their daily routines or may be separated from their parents, brother or sister. Each child has his or her own concerns when a brother or sister requires medical treatment.
The following tips from SibsUk will help you understand how your child may be feeling and how to involve and support them.