Mother develops way to make shots painless
Many children despise getting shots and a mother, who is also a doctor, tried to find a way to minimize the pain at the pediatrician.
Dr. Amy Baxter created “Buzzy” to take the sting out of shots.
She says she was inspired back in 2001 when she took her 4-year-old son to the pediatrician for routine shots.
Despite all of her planning, Max became terrified.
With other immunizations ahead, she started brainstorming to find a solution.
After some trial and error, Dr. Baxter created “Buzzy.”
A frozen pack is attached to the Buzzy, which vibrates to desensitize the nerves before the child is given a shot.