1. The child should get up, get dressed, and
perform normal activities of daily living. The child should progressively
increase his activity and rest when he is tired. With increased activity,
muscle and bone discomfort should gradually decrease.
tend to restrict themselves well, however, safety should always be
considered. Special attention should be given to the prevention of falls
and injuries since the breastbone does not heal for several
3. More frequent nap periods may be necessary, as the child
4. If your child does not seem to be progressing in
strength, please notify the physicians of The Sanger Clinic.
the child at home with few visitors the first 2 weeks. Your cardiologist
will decide at your return visit when your child may return to school, daycare