Five tips for talking to vaccine-hesitators

Navigating parental concerns about vaccinating their children can require tact, diplomacy and time — all of which can be in short supply in a busy general practice.

But exploring parents’ worries is an important part of increasing vaccination rates.

Here are five tips for when you need to have those tricky conversations, based on advice from the American Academy of Pediatrics.

  1. Start a non-confrontational dialogue with the parent that acknowledges their