Blog: It Doesn't Have to Hurt (YouTube Video)

November 4th, 2013

It Doesn’t Have to Hurt:

Strategies for Helping Children with Shots and Needles

Are your kids upset about the pain and distress of getting a needle? It doesn’t have to be this way. Watch the Centre for Pediatric Pain Research’s 2-minute video at to learn some tips about how it can be easier for everyone. And the best news? These tips are all backed by scientific research!

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Also, please share this video with other parents and health professionals – we need to work together to reduce the pain and distress associated with needles so we make children happier and healthier.

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