International Travel

Embarking on an international adventure with your child should be filled with excitement, not worry. At Sun Pediatrics, we ensure your little explorer stays healthy and enjoys a safe and happy trip by offering comprehensive pediatric consultations for international travel.

Why Consult Before You Travel?

International travel exposes children to different climates, environments, and potential health risks. A pre-travel consultation helps you:

  • Identify potential health risks: Based on your destination and planned activities,we assess risks like waterborne diseases, insect-borne illnesses, and altitude sickness.
  • Get appropriate vaccinations: We create a personalized vaccination plan in accordance with CDC guidelines and your child’s age and health history.
  • Receive medication recommendations: Depending on the destination, we might suggest anti-malarial medications or preventive antibiotics.
  • Learn travel precautions: We provide essential information on food and water safety, insect repellents, sun protection, and hygiene practices.
  • Discuss travel-related concerns: We address any anxiety you or your child have regarding the trip and offer practical tips for a smooth experience.

What Happens During a Consultation?

Your consultation involves:

  • Detailed discussion of your travel plans: Destination, duration, activities, and accommodation types.
  • Review of your child’s medical history: Immunization records, allergies, and existing health conditions.
  • Physical examination: To assess overall health and readiness for travel.
  • Personalized recommendations: Tailored to your child’s unique needs and the specific travel risks.
  • Answering your questions and addressing any concerns you might have.

The Importance of Early Planning:

Scheduling your consultation 4-6 weeks before your trip is crucial for:

  • Ensuring sufficient time for necessary vaccinations: Some vaccines require multiple doses spaced over time.
  • Obtaining required documentation: Certain countries may require specific vaccination certificates.
  • Addressing any potential health concerns or delays in treatment.

Traveling with confidence

At Sun Pediatrics, we strive to equip you with the knowledge and resources needed for a safe and healthy international travel experience for your child. Contact us today to schedule your pre-travel consultation and ensure your little adventurer enjoys a worry-free journey!


Why Choose Sun Pediatrics

Quality and Accuracy

We understand that quality and precise diagnostic or lab findings are important for better clinical results. With our quality-oriented processes, we make sure that our services can comply with the standards set at the local and international levels. We also follow the AAP’s guidelines with the latest research and care.

State of the Art Machines and Technology

We are equipped with the latest lab technology operated by an experienced pathologist to ensure accurate results. These machines used in the collection, testing and tracking have let us quickly deliver test reports. Moreover, we stay up to date with the progress in the field of lab technology so that we ensure you the latest development in diagnostics.

Highly Trained Staff

We are backed by highly trained and professional lab technicians and pediatricians.

Quick Turnaround

Most of our tests are done in-house so that we can ensure you the quickest results possible.

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