Everyday bumps and scrapes are critical learning experiences for young children, and can influence how they interpret and respond to pain or injuries in the future.
Child health psychologists offer research-based strategies to prepare kids for pain-free and distress-free COVID-19 testing.
From broken limbs to blood tests, hospital visits can cause unnecessary pain for children. An emergency care pediatrician offers seven easy strategies for parents to lessen this pain.
A study found parents who were less distressed were more able to support their child during a medical procedure, and this increased the child’s ability to cope and decreased child distress and pain.