"Vaccination is important for your children’s health and well-being. In fact, vaccines have saved the lives of more babies and children than any other medical development in the last 50 years. Still, whether you’re a child or an adult, getting a needle isn’t much fun.
Most children will feel some pain (like a pinch or a sting) during a vaccination, which may cause them to have a fear of doctors, nurses and needles. To help, there are some things you can do before, during and after the visit to make the process less stressful". - Healthy Choices, Healthy Children: Tips for Parents for a Positive Immunization Experience