How to Reduce Your Child’s Anxiety Around Needles

UrbanMomsCa October 13, 2016

Now that we’re all just getting back into the routine, I was reminded by my paediatrician’s office that we need to get in for a scheduled vaccination. I hate needles (who doesn’t!) but like most, I’ve learned to grin and bear it. But for some kids, one look at a needle will have them running in another direction. Understandable. Some of you may be of the generation that had multiple needles all at once and leaving that circular mark on upper arms. My kids are amazed when they see that mark on me and then see getting one or two needles is no big deal now.

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