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What are some pain management and distraction techniques for toddlers?

Some pain management and distraction techniques for toddlers include the following:
  • light up toys
  • music
  • encouraging statements
  • bubbles
  • favorite toy
  • singing
  • watching videos
  • iPad
  • comfort positioning
This content originally appeared on the Alliance for Kids website.

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