A doctor’s visit can be pretty traumatic for some children. The other day, I needed to take my sone to the doctor for an allergy shot. It had been a long time since his last shot and he was sincerely nervous about the visit. He braved up pretty good, but the tears were so close to rolling I felt true sympathy for him. How do you keep your child calm and relaxed? Below, I have written down my favorite tips for making the best of your next visit.
1. Make a List of Things to Ask Your Pediatrician
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Many times, just keeping a child calm when going back to the exam room is enough to make Mommy forget everything she wanted to ask. If you make a list before leaving home of things you want to ask, you can concentrate more on your child during the visit.