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Pediatricians Acworth GA

Pediatricians are experts in the medical care of infants, children and adolescents. See below to find local pediatricians in Acworth that give access to eating disorder treatments, infectious disease control, children's growth tracking, immunizations, and common childhood ailment treatment, as well as advice and content on child development.

Kathleen Kay Gibbons, MD
(770) 514-5860
5019 Kendall Sta NW
Acworth, GA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1976

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Rachel Suzanne Schwab, MD
2319 Starr Lake Dr NW
Acworth, GA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Uniformed Services Univ Of The Hlth Sci, Bethesda Md 20814
Graduation Year: 1994

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Dr. Rachel Suzanne Schwab
(716) 298-4454
2319 Starr Lake Dr NW
Acworth, GA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Marilyne R Christian, MD
(770) 422-2960
3969 Bellingrath Main NW
Kennesaw, GA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1987
Hospital
Hospital: Childrens Healthcare Of Atlant, Atlanta, Ga
Group Practice: Children'S Healthcare

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Children's Healthcare of Atlanta - Immediate Care
(404) 785-8010
2985 George Busbee Parkway North
Kennesaw, GA
 
Dr. Kathleen Kay Gibbons
(770) 514-5860
5019 Kendall Sta NW
Acworth, GA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Cartersville Pediatric Associates at Lake Pointe
(770) 974-1801
3950 Cobb Parkway Northwest Suite 701
Acworth, GA
 
Dr. Wendy Lynn Coto-Puckett
(770) 529-3529
3005 Donamire Ave NW
Kennesaw, GA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Raphael A Buckle, MD
(517) 437-5395
3104 Creekside Village Dr NW Ste 201
Kennesaw, GA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ghana, Med Sch, Accra, Ghana
Graduation Year: 1980

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G F Kola Ologunja, MD
(770) 966-0778
3104 Creekside Village Dr NW Ste 504
Kennesaw, GA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Lagos, Coll Of Med, Lagos, Nigeria
Graduation Year: 1982

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Common Infant Ailments

Common Infant Ailments

Most of the ailments your infant may experience are relatively minor, and just a normal part of growing up. In rare cases, it can be the sign of something more serious, but usually, it can be treated easily at home or by your pediatrician. Here are some common infant ailments that many new babies are susceptible to.

Constipation is a common concern for parents, but it's usually nothing to worry about. Babies often cry when they're constipated, so press on your baby's tummy to see if it's causing discomfort. A stool softener can provide relief to a constipated baby. As long as your baby is still having bowel movements the longer a baby goes without one, the larger the stool should be fairly regularly it's probably just gas or abdominal upset.

Colic is one of the most common infant ailments, and causes both parents and child distress. Colicky babies cry frequently, and are fussy for long periods of time. Colic usually starts at about six weeks, and can continue until the baby is around four months old. A colicky baby experiences discomfort that causes the body to become tense, a distended abdomen, and a look of extreme pain. Physicians still aren't sure what exactly causes colic, although it's been linked to allergies, too much milk, or even too small a hole in a bottle nipple. Unfortunately, there's no cure for colic. Parents just have to get through the few months of colic with their baby and cuddling or walking the baby might help.

Another infant ailment that affects a number of babies is jaundice. Jaundice is easily recognizable as the baby's skin and even eyes turn yellow. Although this can be alarming for new parents, jaundice is a very minor condition that will disappear after a few days of breastfeeding. Jaundice is caused by a yellow pigment called bilirubin, which the baby's liver can't filter out. Breastfeeding is the best treatment for jaundice, although in rare cases it may need to be treated with a specia...

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