Parent to Parent of Georgia

Covenant Pediatrics has become aware of ‚ÄúParent to Parent of Georgia.‚ÄĚ This is a family support organization for any Georgia family confronting medical or developmental challenges in their children. This is a great place to connect with other families facing similar challenges and/or just to learn better ways to help with medical, educational and social…

Pediatric Care

Lactation Consult with Carlee Leopard, CPNP

We are excited to announce we now have a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner on staff,¬†who is also a¬†Certified¬†Lactation Counselor!¬† A Lactation Counselor is¬†a professional breastfeeding specialist trained to teach¬†mothers how to feed their baby. She can help if you¬†are experiencing¬†breastfeeding problems, such as uncomfortable positioning,¬†latching difficulties, painful nursing, babies who aren’t gaining enough weight,¬†or low milk…

Welcome Dr L Jacqueline Vivar, MD and Carlee Leopard, CPNP!

We are very excited to welcome two new providers to our Covenant Pediatrics Family!!! Dr L. Jaqueline Vivar, MD joined our practice in September¬†and is seeing patients at our Peach Orchard Road office.¬† Carlee Leopard is a Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner that also joined us in September and¬†will be working at the Martinez¬†location Tuesday,¬†Wednesday, and…

Yearly Well Child Checks are IMPORTANT!

Have you ever wondered why you need to bring your child to the doctor every year even after they have received all their childhood immunizations? It may be unclear why annual Well Child Checks are important. Your child isn’t¬†growing as fast and you probably have fewer questions about¬†his/her development!¬† Some camp and sports activities require…

Annual Well Child Visits

In a recent survey we found that up to 50% our patients over the age of 6¬†who did not need a¬†vaccine for school registration did not complete an annual Well Child visit.¬†¬†This is an awful statistic for your children.¬† While vaccines are¬†an important part of a Well Child visit,¬†there are many other very important¬†things going…