More Tips for Raising Safe and Healthy Kids

Looking for more resources and tips for raising safe and healthy kids? This short list covers all the basics, with some links for more detailed information! Get Check-ups and Vaccinations Routine check-ups, including dental and eye exams, help identify ways to stay healthy, provide the opportunity to receive preventive services, and help find health problems … Read more

March is National Nutrition Month

March is National Nutrition Month, a nutrition education and information campaign created annually by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The campaign focuses attention on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits. In her article for the Academy, Vicki Shanta Retelny, RDN, LDN offers some healthy ways … Read more

Childhood Obesity in Georgia

Childhood obesity in Georgia is a growing problem (no pun intended)! In fact, the U.S. Centers For Disease Control and Prevention has reported that childhood obesity has more than tripled since the 1970s. And our current situation of sheltering in place due to Covid-19 has lead to overeating and putting screen time ahead of physical … Read more

How To Get Your Child to Sleep

Back-to-School Means Changing Sleep Schedules

Learn how to get your child to sleep - ask Sum Pediatrics.

Sleep experts generally agree that a consistent bed time is very important for promoting good sleeping habits in kids. A study in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health suggests consistency of kids’ bedtimes is just as important for their developing brains as the number of hours of sleep they get. The results showed that at age 7, not having a regular bedtime was related to lower cognitive tests scores in girls for reading, math and spatial skills, but was not statistically significant for boys.

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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.