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Eat a light supper about 6 o’clock. Examples include soup and sandwich, chicken breast with pasta or potatoes. Avoid anything high fat or fried.
After this, drink only clear liquids until midnight. (A clear liquid is anything that is liquid at room temperature, and you can see through it.)
Milk and alcohol beverages are not considered clear liquids and should not be consumed after 6 p.m. the night before your procedure. Do not consume gum, hard candy, or smokeless tobacco on the night prior to your surgery.
Your baby can have formula or breast milk until midnight the night before surgery. After midnight, they may have clear liquids until 2 am.
After 2 am, your baby should not have anything else to eat drink before their surgery. No water or juice, etc. No candy or gum after midnight. Parents are encouraged to bring their child’s favorite sippy cup to the hospital, prior to the surgery.