Needle Anxiety Workbook 21 Tips from a Expert


It is understandable your child may fight you and run away if they need an injection. It does hurt and it can be scary for them especially if they are not feeling well which is common at diagnosis. Their first experiences of these injections are often in hospital in an emergency room with parents looking overwhelmed by the diagnosis.

These memories of possibly being held down and feeling scared can start the journey of daily or weekly injections (depending on your condition) on a difficult path but new memories and experiences can be associated with the injections which create a different narrative for the child. There is hope.