OverviewDuring any infant test or procedure a child will be more comforted if a parent is able to be present, although the child will probably still show anxiety and cry. A child may also find comfort in a favorite toy or blanket.
Update Date 12/4/2013
Updated by: Neil K. Kaneshiro, MD, MHA, Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Bethanne Black, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.