Do’s and don’ts for a smoother pediatrician visit

When a child has a fear of needles, an innocent well child visit that involves vaccines can quickly devolve into a tearful meltdown.   How can you make sure your child gets protected from measles, chickenpox and tetanus without an additional dose of drama?

As a parent, sibling or caretaker, you have an important part to play. What you do before, during and after the appointment can calm (or, on the flip side, stoke) their fears.

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