A few weeks ago I published my first post about using Buzzy when your child is getting a needle. I have been inundated with emails asking me to ‘show’ you how to use Buzzy. It hadn’t occurred to me to make a video for you all until a friend of […]
‘I’ll go! I’ll have my needles first! I want the first one in my left arm!” That was my daughter when she had some needles at four years old. Most kids don’t react that way. By that age, they have already worked out that needles are scary, they hurt, and […]
Distracting your child while relieving injection pain is a major feat. Some would say it’s impossible! With Buzzy 4 Shots, you can do just that! Your child’s next Doctor appointment will be a breeze when you prepare them using my key preparation tips and take Buzzy Bee along!
Dear Brooke, I just read your article on restraints in medical procedures and trauma in children. My son was retrained as he needed his eyes flushed. I feel like a horrible failure of a mother for letting them. He was screaming and crying for me to stop them for the […]
If you could remove or greatly reduce the pain your child feels when getting needles without medication would you? Well, you can! Learn a simple technique that can remove your child’s pain without medication.Advocated by child psychologists, this technique is used by some of the world’s leading…
Our daughter is saying she won’t go for her next vaccinations (3 ½ years old). She is strong willed and persuasion isn’t, so far, getting me anywhere. She isn’t going into her reasons. I’d be very interested in any tips you have on what to do, please.
Have you ever had a healthcare experience with a child, or your own, where it did not go well? Was the child terrified and uncooperative resulting in restraint that may have been avoided with the right preparation? Or, have you had a child tell you about a procedure only to realise that they don’t really understand?
It is easy to forget about or ignore the unseen psychological damage we can cause a child when we are caring for their physical health, but once you have seen the result of the damage, it’s hard to forget. Something that seems so small to an adult, can be traumatic for a child…
Jack (4 years old) needed an injection. He was scared. I explained to him the different places on his body that the injection could go so that he could choose. He chose his arm. Despite being given a choice about the location, he remained nervous. I noticed a tear trickle down his face…