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How to Help Children Cope During Stitches in Emergency

Author: Dr. Aimee Dmytryshyn, MedSchoolForParents.com Expert
 
Top Tips from Amanda Lascelle, medschoolforparents.com Expert:
 

 

  1. Prepare yourself because your child will mimic your feelings
  2. Provide support such as holding hand, or reassuring with gentle voice
  3. Provide a distraction such as movies, I spy books or blowing bubbles
  4. Continuously praise your child to let them know they are doing a great job

 

 
 
Updated: 03/08/2017
 

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