Getting shots: Help your child have a better visit
Time for a vaccine?
How to make the visit less scary for your child.
Preventive care helps us avoid illness or disease. That is why physicals and well visits are recommended for everybody. One essential part of preventive care is vaccination, which starts when we are infants. As children get older, they become aware that the visit often involves a shot. This can be scary and the starting point for a lifelong fear of needles. Here are some tips to help ease the anxiety.