Pain at home: Taking care of your child

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This page give advice on how to relieve a child's pain at home.

Key points

  • Children do not all feel pain the same way.
  • You can find out how much pain your child is in by asking and by observing their behavior.
  • Your child’s pain can be lowered with pain medicines. Always follow the directions given to you by the nurse, doctor or pharmacist.
  • Your child’s pain can also be lowered with physical and behavioural methods.
  • Re-assess your child’s pain.
Last updated: May 7th 2010