Positioning Infants and Children for Vaccination
 
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When vaccinating infants and children, it is important to keep the child still, and make sure that both you and the caregiver are comfortable. Positioning the child correctly allows you to vaccinate efficiently. It also helps minimize unexpected motion and needlestick injuries.