Improving the vaccination experience for your child

When you follow the recommended immunization schedule, your child will get needles regularly. Sometimes kids develop a fear of needles or needle phobia which can carry over into adulthood. This can lead to delaying or avoiding needles and vaccines. So what can you do to help your child have a better experience when getting needles?

Preparing your child for their vaccine appointment

How to reduce the pain of vaccination 

Needle fears, phobias and needle-related fainting

You can also ask your healthcare provider about resources and treatments to help with needle fear or speak to a public health nurse by calling 1-800-265-7293 ext. 7006.