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At Sun Pediatrics, our focus is on each child’s wellness and fostering peace-of-mind for every parent.

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Share Holiday Fun with the Kids

School is nearly out and the holiday season is soon to begin! Baking cookies is the perfect project for sharing holiday fun with the kids. You will definitely satisfy your holiday sweet tooth and keep the kids entertained, as well. This short video highlights how simple and easy this project is. Baking Holiday Cookies with … Read more

How Much Sleep Does A Child Need?

At Sun Pediatrics, your child’s health and well-being is our top priority. We consider every component of your child’s day-to-day activity and how they can best benefit from healthy lifestyle choices. A question we get quite frequently is “how much sleep does a child need?” In this post we are going to discuss the importance … Read more

Antibiotics for Children

Antibiotics can be miracle drugs but they also have risks. Poor prescribing and use practices are putting patients at unnecessary risk for preventable allergic reactions, super-resistant infections, and C.difficile infections (deadly diarrhea). Antibiotics can fight infections and save lives when used at the right place, at the right time, and for the right duration.However, the … Read more

Get Ready – Its Almost Flu Season Atlanta

Flu season is just around the corner. Let’s talk about some basic ways you can avoid the flu this season. Here are some basic facts from the CDC: The Flu Is Contagious! Most healthy adults may be able to infect others a day or more before symptoms develop, and up to 5 to 7 days … Read more

Recommended Immunization Schedule for Children

August Is National Immunization Awareness Month Following a recommended immunization schedule for children in the United States has had an enormous impact on improving their health. Most parents today have never seen first-hand the devastating consequences that vaccine-preventable diseases have on a family or community. While these diseases are not common in the U.S., they … Read more

Cobb County Back to School Checkup

Schedule Your Back to School Checkup Back to school – it’s just about here. And no matter what grade your child is about to enter, there’s one yearly task you shouldn’t overlook: the back-to-school checkup. While it may not seem as urgent as shopping for school supplies or filling out permission forms, a yearly physical … Read more

Back to School Physicals

Sun Pediatrics Has Been Busy! Make your appointment now to get your Back to School Physicals & Registration paperwork completed! Sun Pediatrics offers: 4Yo Pre-K Physicals Pre-K Physicals Kindergarten Physicals Middle School Vaccinations School Registration Form Completions Physicals Updates Call (678) 501-5601 East Cobb pediatrician   Marietta pediatrician Have More Questions? And when you have … Read more

Covid Testing for Children in East Cobb

PCR Test for Kids – East Cobb – for Summer Camp Get a Rapid PCR in 20 minutes from the car! Call 678-501-5601 to set up appointment. Non patients accepted. Sun Pediatrics East Cobb is located at 1230 Johnson Ferry Rd A10, Marietta, GA 30068 across from Red Sky Tapas & Abbadabbas on Johnson Ferry Road. Cash/debit/credit … Read more

Keeping Kids Cool in Summer

Don’t Risk Heat Exhaustion Now that school is out, most kids can’t wait to enjoy the freedom that summertime activity brings. And most parents are more than happy to see their kids getting some form of exercise when playing outdoors. However, keeping kids cool in summer when the temperature rises can also be a challenging … Read more

Sugar and Kids

Guidelines from the American Heart Association This is a reminder to cut back on the sugar, parents. In a scientific statement from the American Heart Association, a committee of doctors issued conclusions about the association of sugar and kids: Strong evidence supports the association of added sugars with increased cardiovascular disease risk in children. The … Read more

Rapid Covid Testing for Children
East Cobb

Rapid PCR Results in 20 minutes. Testing by appointment only.

Pfizer Covid Vaccine is now available for all ages 12 and older including parents. Covid Vaccines open to the public including non-patients.

Call 678-501-5601 to schedule, see FAQ here.