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Dr. Stefan Friedrichsdorf shares four steps of Comfort Promise with WebMD

Dr. Stefan Friedrichsdorf, medical director of pain and palliative care, spoke with WebMD about the importance of minimizing needle pain for children. He estimated that “25% of U.S. adults are afraid of needles, a problem that often starts with negative childhood experiences,” which is why he and his team developed the Comfort Promise, a four-step pain-relief routine any time a child needs shoots or a blood draw. You can read the complete WebMD article: Four Steps to Make Shots Easier for Your Baby.

Hayley Sitz