At Children’s National Hospital, we understand that families have many questions about their child’s condition and care. In addition to any resources your provider may give you, our online resources can also support your ongoing treatment journey.
- School Guidelines for Patients with Spina Bifida (PDF)
- New Patient Packet (PDF)
- Common Urology Medications for Patients with Spina Bifida (English PDF and Spanish PDF)
Related Programs at Children's National
Most children with spina bifida will have a neurogenic bladder. Teaching your child self-catheterization will give them more confidence and freedom to use the bathroom when they are at school or out with their friends.