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  • Writer's pictureCreighton Shute D.O.

Tips: Making your Child's Doctor Appointment Easier

Most Kids don't like going to the doctor's office. They Fear injections and don't like taking medicine. Whether a sick visit or a general check-up here are some tips from the Doctor that may come in handy.

Find a doctor that is readily available. If you're needing to book weeks in advance to see your Physician it may be time to try Direct Primary Care.

Get to the appointment a few minutes early. This allows your child to get use to the environment of the doctor's clinic. If you're left in a doctor's waiting room for an hour, I will say again, it's time to check out Elite Direct Primary Care.

Always keep calm to when your child is anxious and dreadful of what is about to happen. When they are in distress they look to see how you respond.

Don’t apologize. This is a time to teach your child that appointments to the doctor are important. When you apologize, you acknowledge that you’ve done something wrong which is not the case. Encourage your young one to ask questions so as to know the importance of the checkup or the sick visit.

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