Photos from Day 1-4 at the Mother & Children’s Hospital

More pictures & posts coming soon! I promise!

-Sarah

(*All photos showing patient’s faces were taken with parental consent*)

Patients undergo all of their lumbar punctures and bone marrow aspirates while awake. For this procedure, Lindsay tucked herself into the corner and offered some pain relief via distraction.

Patients undergo all of their lumbar punctures and bone marrow aspirates while awake. For this procedure, Lindsay tucked herself into the corner and offered some pain relief via distraction.

The AMAZING Social Worker who has been our translator for the week. (Also, she does the job of about 50 people: Social Worker for 29 departments, including taking care of staff, coordinating volunteers, AND has taken on the role of developing a Child Life program at the hospital.

The AMAZING Social Worker who has been our translator for the week. (Also, she does the job of about 50 people: Social Worker for 29 departments, including taking care of staff, coordinating volunteers, AND has taken on the role of developing a Child Life program at the hospital.

Some of the nurses that were at Lindsay & Sarah's presentations.

Some of the nurses that were at Lindsay & Sarah’s presentations.

Lindsay introducing Child Life to the staff. This has been their first time ever hearing about the amazing resource that Child Life is!

Lindsay introducing Child Life to the staff. This has been their first time ever hearing about the amazing resource that Child Life is!

Sarah with the Hem/Onc nurses and residents.

Sarah with the Hem/Onc nurses and residents.

Lindsay providing some giggly distraction during an IV start.

Lindsay providing some giggly distraction during an IV start.

always gotta double check the chemo! ;)

always gotta double check the chemo! 😉

Nurses here do their own type & cross labs.

Nurses here do their own type & cross labs.

Here, a nurse is mixing chemotherapy in their new safety hood! They didn't have this last year! This is such a good example of how this trip and how Jonathan is continuing to change lives here for the better.

Here, a nurse is mixing chemotherapy in their new safety hood! They didn’t have this last year! This is such a good example of how this trip and how Jonathan is continuing to change lives here for the better.

A neuro patient is excited to show Ethan her new toy.

A neuro patient is excited to show Ethan her new toy.

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LOTS of bubbles!

LOTS of bubbles!

Lindsay introducing bubbles to the inpatient children which started a discussion about utilizing deep breathing as a coping skill during painful procedures.

Lindsay introducing bubbles to the inpatient children which started a discussion about utilizing deep breathing as a coping skill during painful procedures.

Dad's know how to do their daughter's hair too!

Dad’s know how to do their daughter’s hair too!

Morning rounds involving the whole family.

Morning rounds involving the whole family.

A traditional Mongolian

A traditional Mongolian “dream catcher”

hide and seek!

hide and seek!

When we were in the Neuro area, Sarah found this curious little cutie.

When we were in the Neuro area, Sarah found this curious little cutie.

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Dr. Sheth and Dr. Sandler collaborating about a possible new neuro-onc patient.

Dr. Sheth and Dr. Sandler collaborating about a possible new neuro-onc patient.

every chart has it's own flair

every chart has it’s own flair

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sweet sleep

sweet sleep

Getting a tour of the new hem/onc floor which includes a safety hood for mixing chemo and palliative care rooms.

Getting a tour of the new hem/onc floor which includes a safety hood for mixing chemo and palliative care rooms.

The new play room in the brand new hem/onc floor!

The new play room in the brand new hem/onc floor!

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Some of the medical team collaborating about a post-op patient.

Some of the medical team collaborating about a post-op patient.

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PICU Nurses

PICU Nurses

Sarah & Lindsay with a new inpatient child after a delivery of goodies!

Sarah & Lindsay with a new inpatient child after a delivery of goodies!

Sarah speaking about the importance of pain management across all patient populations.

Sarah speaking about the importance of pain management across all patient populations

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