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Tips: Blood Work

Tips: Blood Work

So I'm taking Levi to have his blood drawn tomorrow for genetic testing, and I'm dreading it. Any tips? I don't want to traumatize him having to hold him down :(

almost 6 years ago
A MyAutismTeam Member

He had the genetic testing testing as well he was negative and he was also tested for OCD that's tested by blood which was negative

almost 6 years ago
A MyAutismTeam Member

Omg don't hold him down it's cruel my sons dr gave him adavan I took him to local children's hospital w crisis unit called before hand worked awesome :) they listened to me decided to take him into trauma unit it was over in like ten seconds blood drawn for depakote there were 3 other places I spoke to before each was awful so glad I took him to right place

almost 6 years ago
A MyAutismTeam Member

I had my phone ready with a favorite video to distract and a lollipop for mine to suck on

almost 6 years ago

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