Helping Your Child's Fear of Needles

child giving teddy bear a needle

This week children 5 years+ are now eligible for Covid vaccines in Australia.  I’ve already been contacted by several parents, worried how their children with fear of needles or needle phobia will cope.  Armed with reassurance, practical strategies and accurate knowledge, parents can help their children through their fears so they don’t go on to be the one in ten adults that have a lifetime fear of needles.

Fear of needles is very common for children:

  • it is a new/uncommon experience for them…

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