stay calm while having procedures
This information is intended to support, not replace, discussion with your doctor or healthcare professionals. Always seek the direct advice of your own healthcare professional.
Help! We are going to be having a needle procedure!
Here are some tips to help you with needle procedures
Explain the benefits: The needle helps them be healthy
Make a plan: Let the child choose a favourite toy or game to bring in
Reinforce positive coping skills: Note some things they did well during or after the procedure