Lessen Your Child’s Worries In Circumcision
So, your kid will soon undergo circumcision and as a parent, you’re quite concerned for their safety and health. Unlike other emergency surgeries being done on patients, elective surgery is something that don’t need to be done as soon as possible instead, you’re scheduled for it and thus, you need to wait. This is going to give you adequate time to prepare your kid for their surgery but for them, it will only make them feel anxious about it.
Good news is that, you can make your child feel more comfortable of the upcoming procedure as there are steps available to make it possible. Providing them valuable information about the treatment and trying to explain it in a way that their minds will grasp is the key to help them prepare for the circumcision.
Following are tips to do it.
Tip number 1. Explain what the procedure is for and to how it is performed – the main reason why children are scared of this medical procedure is that, they don’t any idea on what’s going to happen. The best way you can do to help your child feel better is to talk them the procedure, explain what is going to happen and let them question you.
There’s a chance that they will be more concerned about the pain and as a result, it is vitally important to ensure them that they won’t feel a single pain since they’ll be asleep or numbed while the circumcision is carried out.
Tip number 2. Tell them that you’ll be beside them the whole time – kids are scared to be alone, what more if they’re left in unfamiliar places having to undergo a procedure. This is the main reason why it is extremely important to assure them that you will not leave their side when the circumcision is done.
After all, most hospitals allow parents stay with their kids all time so this wouldn’t be a problem.
Tip number 3. Give your kid something to look forward – to be able to make the idea of having a circumcision more appealing, be sure to give your kiddo something that they’ll look forward to after the surgery. This is just anything similar to family vacation, a trip to local theme park, a toy they want for long or anything that you know will motivate them. Remember that it doesn’t matter what you are going to give them, what matters most is that you have something they look forward to.
By following these tips, it can make your child feel more relaxed and prepared for his procedure.