How Long After Surgery Can My Child Eat?

Stony Point Surgery Center Frequently Asked Questions about Child Surgery

Dr. Jennifer Sheehan answers the question: How long after surgery can my child eat?



Dr. Sheehan: If they are hungry they can eat right away. We like to start with clear liquids, popsicles, a water, apple juice, but if they are able to eat, we recommend starting with crackers or something like soup, but there is no problem with that.

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Stony Point Surgery Center
8700 Stony Point Parkway, Suite 100
Richmond, VA 23235
Phone: (804) 775-4500

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