Click on the sharing buttons to link to the post in your own tweet, Facebook post, email, or even WhatsApp message. This post was vetted by experts, so you can be confident it’s accurate. Looking for advice on how to prepare your kid or teen for their COVID-19 vaccine? Look no further! We had a chat with the amazing Dr. Kate Birnie, a clinical psychologist and the Assistant Scientific Director at @kidsinpain about how parents can help their kids manage needle anxiety. Dr Katie Birnie talks: Kids & Vaccines Did you know that 20 to 50% of kids and teens experience needle anxiety? Dr. Katie Birnie talks: Immunizers and Vaccines Did you know veterinarians get more training about pain than people doctors do?