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Looking for helpful information regarding catheterization instructions for girls? 180 Medical understands that helping your child learn to self-catheterize or cathing your child is not always easy at first. You may have only been introduced to one type of catheter, or you may not have received in-depth instruction on how to help your child catheterize.

That’s why 180 Medical offers the below resources for how to catheterize for girls, including a personalized catheterization video with step-by-step instructions. As always, if you have any questions, our Catheter Specialists are here to help.

For Girls

Catheter Instructional Videos

Pediatric Catheters for Girls
A message about closed system catheters from 180 Medical Founder, Todd Brown.

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How to Use GentleCath Catheters for Girls
GentleCath provides a helpful online guide for parents/caregivers and their children. You can completely personalize your instructional video with step-by-step instructions for each pediatric catheter type and options including:

  • sitting
  • standing
  • cathing from a wheelchair
  • being catheterized by a caregiver/parent
Cathing Through a Stoma
This guide demonstrates how children can empty their bladder through a stoma, a video from Phoenix Children’s Hospital.

Emma and Her Catheter – BD Female Pediatric Intermittent Catheterization Guide
BD’s instructional video breaks down the urinary system and how catheters work in this unique, easy-to-understand video. Learn how to use the Magic3 hydrophilic pediatric catheter.
Rusch FloCath Quick Hydrophilic Catheter
This instructional video shows you how to prepare the Rusch FloCath Quick Hydrophilic Catheter Kit or any other similar hydrophilic catheter that requires you to burst a water packet to activate the hydrophilic catheter.
Hi-Slip Full Plus Hydrophilic Catheter Kit
A video demonstrating how to prepare the Hi-Slip Full Plus Hydrophilic Catheter Kit for insertion. Similar to other hydrophilic catheters that require you to pop a water packet to activate the hydrophilic coating.
How To Use Kids’ Catheters — MTG Kiddie-Kath® Urinary Catheter
A video demonstrating how to use the MTG Kiddie-Kath® urinary pediatric catheter designed for children.


Printable Literature & Activity Books

Please note that this is intended to provide a general understanding of self-catheterization. It should not be used in place of a visit, call, or consultation with a physician or other healthcare provider.

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