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For Patients & Families | Overview

The Boston Children's Hospital Pediatric Transplant Center offers support to help your child and the entire family throughout the transplant process and beyond. No matter where you are on the transplant journey, we are here to guide you.

The following information and resources will help you and your family better understand the journey and meet the challenges that lie ahead.

The transplant journey

A transplant isn't just a surgery. It is a journey. Transplantation is also the beginning of a long partnership. You, your child and your family will become a part of the Boston Children’s transplant team, and together we will pursue the best possible outcome for your child. 

Frequently asked questions

Find answers to questions most often asked about transplants. 

Financial considerations

Going through the transplant process requires detailed financial planning. The Pediatric Transplant Center's dedicated financial coordinators are available to guide you along the way.

Planning your stay

Whether you live close to the hospital or far away, the transplant process can be a long and difficult road. When planning your hospital stay, your family will work closely with members of the Pediatric Transplant Center team to make everything as easy as possible.

Support services

Supporting your child through transplant is never easy. For that reason, we strongly believe in “support for the supporters” and we encourage you to take advantage of the services provided here at Boston Children's. 

Helpful resources

There are many organizations dedicated to providing information, support and financial help to transplant recipients.


Watch our patients share their experience at Boston Children's Pediatric Transplant Center.