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Mom Shares Hospital Hacks For Long-Term Stays

This Mom Is Sharing Her Best Hacks For People Living in Hospitals With Sick Family Members


Some tips to sleep a little better in the hospital. Day 22 for us. #elliegracestrong #elliesarmy #leukemiawarrior

♬ original sound - Whitney Paige Sutton

When Whitney Sutton's 5-year-old was diagnosed with leukemia and admitted to UNC Children's Hospital in March, the mom of two had no idea how long she and her husband would be in the hospital with Ellie Grace. A week into her family's unexpected long-term stay, Whitney had to get creative in order to get sleep, keep organized, and transport things to and from the hospital with ease so that the rest of her time could be focused on Ellie's care. She shared the hacks in videos posted to her TikTok account, @elliegracestrong, so that other parents and family members who may be in the hospital with a loved one could benefit from her learnings.

Keep scrolling to watch some of Whitney's videos to learn more, and if you'd like to help the Sutton family, visit Ellie Grace's Amazon wishlist and the #EllieStrong GoFundMe page.

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