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How to help your child cope with vaccinations

It was time for booster shots (cue doomsday music). My daughter was 5 years old and right at that age where many kids tend to have a well-established fear of needles. I remember learning in nursing school that kids of … Continue reading

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“That was easy!” Reporting your child’s immunizations

My daughter got her booster shots recently, and it’s been on my mind, I’ve got to report these to the health department. Somewhere in the middle of laundry, groceries, working and, oh right, taking care of my kids, I need … Continue reading

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I vaccinate my kids!

I’m a registered nurse. My focus is on preconception, pregnancy, newborns and infants. I’ve done my fair share of reading about the risks and benefits of vaccinations. I would never willingly do anything or recommend anything that I thought was … Continue reading

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Infant vaccinations don’t have to be painful

I often wonder with infant vaccinations, is it harder on the parent or on the baby? Do you find yourself getting so worked up, even stressed out for your baby’s vaccinations? No one likes the idea of inflicting pain on … Continue reading

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