Umbilical Hernia: Buhbye Bump follows a young child with an umbilical hernia who undergoes surgical repair.The story outlines a typical experience including anatomy, diagnosis, and treatment in easy to understand language and vivid illustration to improve understanding of the condition, making the experience less scary for patients and their families. This hopeful and inspiring book shows our main character able to enjoy a full and active life of sports, play, and other activities, after having recovered from surgery.
The end of the book contains a ‘Facts’ section with important information and answers to commonly asked questions, as well as what to expect before and after surgery, to supplement conversations with doctors.A glossary of ‘Doctor’s Words’ is also included to provide helpful definitions of relevant medical terms in plain language, along with a page to take notes for your own hospital experience, if applicable.
Through science and colorful illustration, this book not only aims to empower patients and their families but is also an enjoyable and educational gift for kids who are curious to learn more about the fascinating world of medicine.
$1 from every copy of Umbilical Hernia: Buhbye Bump sold will be donated to SOFA (Surgical Outreach for the Americas), a nonprofit organization providing surgical services to underserved people in Central and South America.