Pediatric XRay X-rays are painless and commonly used procedures. They do not require any special preparation. During the exam, your child will need to remain still as the technologist adjusts the image recording plate against the area to be tested. Wearing a lead apron to limit radiation exposure, your child’s x-ray will be taken once the technologist activates the x-ray machine. Please also see our X-Ray page for additional information on the procedure.