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Preparing for your Child's Medical Appointment

Author: Dr. Jeffery Gold, MedSchoolForParents.com Expert
Going to the doctor’s office might be more anxiety provoking for children, than for adults.
Here are some Tops Tips from Dr. Jeffery Gold, medschoolforparents.com, expert to ease the experience:


  1. Be honest with your child of the appointment and reasons for appointment
  2. Bring child’s comfort items to decrease anticipatory anxiety 
  3. Bring siblings along if the child desires it
  4. Be an advocate for your child and communicate with the healthcare team


Updated: 03/08/2017

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