Children's Books About Going to the Doctor/hospital

For a child, a visit to the doctor or hospital can be scary. Children can feel overwhelmed about being admitted to the hospital, having surgery or receiving medical treatment. 

The Child Life Department at Kentucky Children’s Hospital has shared a list of children’s books that can help caregivers explain medical experiences and ease a child’s anxieties before a hospital visit.

Books about going to the hospital

Books about medical procedures/surgery

Books about going to the doctor

Books in Spanish