If your child is afraid of — or refusing — a medical procedure, here’s how to help
By Meghan McMurtry, Associate Professor in Psychology, University of Guelph
Kathryn Birnie, Assistant Professor and Psychologist in Pediatric Pain, University of Calgary
Children who avoid or refuse medical procedures like COVID-19 tests or vaccinations aren’t misbehaving — they need help to manage their fears. Here’s a step-by-step guide to help your child cope.
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- Thursday, December 2nd 2021