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How do you help a child get over their fear of going to the doctor?
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Dr. Laura Webb
Pediatrics
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In brief: Practice
Many kids are scared of the doctor- they remember shots and don't understand why they have to get undressed and have all that scary equipment pointed at them! practice playing doctor at home.
Make sure they go to all their well visits (not all have shots!) so that they don't necessarily associate the doctor's office with shots and being sick. Read books about doctors.

In brief: Practice
Many kids are scared of the doctor- they remember shots and don't understand why they have to get undressed and have all that scary equipment pointed at them! practice playing doctor at home.
Make sure they go to all their well visits (not all have shots!) so that they don't necessarily associate the doctor's office with shots and being sick. Read books about doctors.
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