Flu Shots: How to Help Keep Youngsters Calm
The administration of vaccines is mostly via injection. But many people, most especially the children, are afraid of needles. Help keep them calm when getting their flu shots through the following tips:
1. Tell them the truth about how getting a shot will sting a bit but feel fine after.
2. Let them bring any item from home, something that will help them calm down.
3. Be present when they are about to get their shots. Your presence helps comfort them.