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​No one likes to see an infant in pain from the needle stick of routine vaccinations. But parents may be able to help just by the way they hold and comfort their baby immediately after the process.

Robert A. Mendelson, MD, FAAP offers soothing ways to comfort your baby after vaccination time. Dr. Mendelson is an AAP spokesperson and a Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at Oregon Health Sciences University.

 

Last Updated
8/7/2013
Source
American Academy of Pediatrics (Copyright © 2012)
The information contained on this Web site should not be used as a substitute for the medical care and advice of your pediatrician. There may be variations in treatment that your pediatrician may recommend based on individual facts and circumstances.