Following the below recommendations prior to your surgery is essential for your safety.
Individual anaesthetists may offer further clear fluid or clear apple juice orally
Your child should have solid food 6 hours prior to surgery and be encouraged to have water or clear apple juice until 2 hours prior to surgery.
Individual anaesthetists may offer further clear fluid orally
You can have clear sugar drinks (e.g. apple juice) prior to your hospital admission, as per the fasting instructions above, if you feel your blood sugar is too low.
Please see the diabetic information sheet for information regarding medications.