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How can I prepare my child for his checkup?

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Dr. Mandakini Patel
Pediatrics
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In brief: Doctor visit prep.

Be honest with them and don't trick them to go to the doctor's office.
When u r honest they know what they are going in for & they have less anxiety. They fear the unknown. The doctor makes a differenc as well. If the doctor knows how to connect with the child, after the 1st visit, they willbe less anxious and eventually they will not fear the doctor and his/her office.

In brief: Doctor visit prep.

Be honest with them and don't trick them to go to the doctor's office.
When u r honest they know what they are going in for & they have less anxiety. They fear the unknown. The doctor makes a differenc as well. If the doctor knows how to connect with the child, after the 1st visit, they willbe less anxious and eventually they will not fear the doctor and his/her office.
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