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Tips for When Your Child Has an Asthma Attack Jul 20th, 2021

Asthma and allergy attacks in children can be scary for everyone involved. When an asthma attack is triggered by an environmental stimulus or stress response, your child may start wheezing or struggling to breathe. It’s essential that you take the right steps to protect your child’s health during an asthma...

A Closer Look a the First Few Months of Your Newborn’s Life Jun 27th, 2021

After months of waiting, your newborn baby is finally here. You’re excited to meet them, and might feel worried or nervous about the weeks and months ahead, as you and your newborn bond. Caring for a newborn baby can be a big adjustment, and this time can be stressful as...

Here's What You Should Know About Managing Your Child's Allergies This Summer May 12th, 2021

As spring bursts into full bloom, people with seasonal allergies start to sniffle. If your child has seasonal allergies, it can be a challenging time of year! May is National Asthma and Allergy awareness month, well-timed for those with springtime and summer allergies. Dr. Gyula Soos has years of experience...

Are Your Child's Vaccinations Up to Date? Apr 1st, 2021

Administered from infancy through the teenage years and beyond, vaccinations provide protection from a range of communicable diseases. Immunization with vaccines can prevent your child from developing illnesses like measles, polio, and chicken pox. If whole communities are vaccinated, diseases can even be completely eliminated, as polio has now been...

How Psychotherapy Helps With ADHD Mar 3rd, 2021

Childhood, and the teenage years, are often when attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is first diagnosed. Problems with brain activity can show up at school, or create social problems for your child or teen. At Dr. Soos Pediatrics, Gyula Soos, MD, FAAP provides comprehensive care for children and teens with ADHD....

How Soon Should I Bring My Newborn for Checkups? Feb 3rd, 2021

Of course you hope that your baby will be healthy and develop normally — but problems can become apparent at any time. That’s why it’s so important for you and your baby to stick to the recommendations for scheduling “well-baby visits.” Babies typically need 6 well-baby checkups during the first...

Start the New Year with a Physical Exam Jan 1st, 2021

In your child’s development, a year can represent a lot of change and growth, both in terms of their maturity, and in terms of their physical health. To give your child the best possible support as bodies grow and change, schedule regular physical exams with Gyula Soos, MD, FAAP at...

Shaping the Future With Adolescent Care Dec 10th, 2020

In the pivotal years of adolescence, young people make foundational decisions about who they want to become in adult life. To safeguard your child’s brightest future, give them the gift of professional-grade adolescent care and support this year. At Dr. Soos Pediatrics of Dublin, Georgia, Gyula Soos, MD, FAAP specializes...

Understanding the Treatment Options for Asthma Nov 16th, 2020

Knowing that your child has a chronic condition like asthma can be frightening. You want to do everything you can to protect your child’s health and wellness. When asthma symptoms like coughing, wheezing, and insufficient asthma strike, do you know what steps to take? At Dr. Soos Pediatrics, Gyula Soos,...

When to Choose After-Hours Care Oct 6th, 2020

Problems like illness or injury don’t always stick to business hours, especially when it comes to the health care needs of a child or an adolescent. Weekend injuries and late-night high temperatures can really stress parents and caregivers. That’s why Dr. Soos Pediatrics offers after-hours, or “after owls,” care, as...

Common Childhood Vaccinations and Why They Matter Sep 15th, 2020

 When your baby is first born, some of your immune system passes to them, through the mother’s antibodies. This gives babies some limited protection against infectious diseases. However, once this temporary protection wears off, your child will need vaccines to build up their immunity. We call this process immunization. At...

3 Types of ADHD Aug 31st, 2020

Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, shows up in more children than you might think. And, depending on your preconceptions about ADHD symptoms, the actual presentation of this condition could surprise you. Does your child daydream, or worry inordinately about social rejection? It might be ADHD! Even if your child isn’t...

During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Don't Miss Your Routine Vaccinations and Well Visits Jul 23rd, 2020

As the world is gripped by the current COVID-19 pandemic, all eyes are on the development of a vaccine that may be able to free us from the prison this virus has created. As we watch and wait, however, it’s important not to ignore the routine care and vaccinations that...

Eating Disorder Signs in Teens Jun 15th, 2020

During the teen years, you go through all sorts of personal and physical changes. As teens cope with rapidly changing bodies and the onset of hormonal shifts, eating disorders remain a present threat. When you struggle with an eating disorder, internalized negative feelings or perceptions about your body cause you...

5 Tips for Soothing a Crying Newborn May 6th, 2020

One thing that’s true of all babies, especially newborns: they cry for everything. Crying is your baby’s way of expressing his or her needs. Before a newborn baby can talk, crying is the only way they have to communicate distress. Still, while crying a reasonable amount won’t hurt your newborn,...

Preventing Your Child From Developing Type 2 Diabetes Apr 21st, 2020

Your child’s physical health begins at home. By providing healthier food choices and encouraging plenty of activity, you can help your child avoid serious problems later in life. Conditions like Type 2 diabetes are impacted by diet and exercise in early life, so start young to promote life-long health. At...

Is Your Teen Getting Enough Sleep? Mar 6th, 2020

Not only do teenagers always seem to be sleepy, but adolescents also frequently deal with sleep disturbances, insomnia, and insufficient sleep. Getting enough rest at night supports your teenager’s developing body and mind. Without enough sleep, you might start seeing signs of physical, emotional, or mental health deterioration. So how...

How to Tell if Your Child is Too Sick for School Feb 1st, 2020

Sometimes it can seem like kids will do anything to stay home from school for a day, including trying to convince you that they’re too sick. As the winter wears on, you might find your child using up more and more “sick days.” Sometimes, colder weather can lead to more...

8 Tips to Help Prevent Winter Colds and Flu Jan 6th, 2020

No one wants to muddle through the long winter months feeling tired, run-down, and sick all the time. But for many families with school-aged children, that’s exactly how the average cold and flu season plays out.    When it comes to keeping your family as healthy as possible, an ounce...

How a Child's ADHD Affects the Entire Family Dec 1st, 2019

You’ve probably heard of ADHD, or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. This common condition causes a variety of symptoms organized into three categories, including: Inattentive: difficulty concentrating and focusing Hyperactive-impulsive: trouble sitting still or acting quickly Combined: a combination of both inattentive and hyperactive-impulsive behaviors When a child has ADHD, the...

The Importance of Getting Your Child's Flu Shot Early Oct 31st, 2019

Flu season is right around the corner. If you’ve been putting off getting your child vaccinated for the flu, we’re here to remind you that no one is immune. Despite many of the myths out there, the flu shot can’t give your child the flu and getting immunized against the...

3 Things Many Parents Don’t Know About Childhood Asthma Oct 4th, 2019

Childhood asthma is one of the most common chronic ailments affecting infants and children in the United States. It’s a serious disease that affects a child’s ability to move air through the lungs. However, asthma often goes undiagnosed because the symptoms and the pattern of asthma flare-ups can vary widely...