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Having My Blood Pressure Taken

  • Man flexing his bicep

    Today, I need to have my blood pressure taken. This is to make sure I am strong and healthy.

  • Blood pressure cuff on a patient's arm

    The doctor will put the blood pressure cuff on my arm. The cuff will give my arm a hug! This will not hurt me.

  • Three people singing

    I will sit still. I can close my eyes and count, or I can sing my favorite song!

  • Doctor standing

    Soon, the blood pressure cuff will stop squeezing. The doctor will take it off my arm.


    I can even practice this at home. That will help me get ready!

  • Person smiling

    I am all done. Everyone at the doctor's office will be proud to see how brave I am!

  • UR Medicine/Golisano Children's Hospital Lockup

    This social story is brought to you by Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics at Golisano Childrens Hospital.

    Sandy Strong and four of her friends

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