Pain relief: Comfort kit

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Learn techniques to help your child manage their pain in the hospital and at home.

Key points

  • When children are involved in an activity they enjoy, their pain and anxiety decreases.
  • A comfort kit contains toys and other distracting objects to help your child deal with painful tests or procedures.
  • As your child gets older, encourage them to choose what might best distract them from their pain.
Last updated: December 18th 2018