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Pediatricians Bennington VT

Pediatricians are experts in the medical care of infants, children and adolescents. See below to find local pediatricians in Bennington 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.

Dr.Judy Orton
(802) 442-6057
901 Main Street
Bennington, VT
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Univ Of South Fl Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1986
Speciality
Pediatrician
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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4.5, out of 5 based on 6, reviews.

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Dr. Manindra Nath Ghosh
(802) 447-5087
PO Box 816
Bennington, VT
Specialty
Pediatrics

Miller Donna M MD
(802) 442-2264
194 North Street
Bennington, VT
 
Dr.Donna Miller
(802) 442-8649
160 Benmont Ave # 22
Bennington, VT
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Loyola Univ Of Chicago Stritch Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1990
Speciality
Pediatrician
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
1.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Gorson David M MD
(802) 442-3022
140 Hospital Drive Suite 301
Bennington, VT
 
Philip Andrew Schultz, MD
(207) 784-5782
194 North St
Bennington, VT
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Va Sch Of Med, Charlottesville Va 22908
Graduation Year: 1991

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Philip A Schultz
(802) 442-6314
194 North Street
Bennington, VT
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Dr. Donna Marie Miller
Bennington, VT
Specialty
Pediatrics

Monument Urology
(802) 447-6253
140 Hospital Drive
Bennington, VT
 
Manindra Nath Ghosh, MD
(802) 447-5087
209 Washington Ave
Bennington, VT
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll, Univ Of Calcutta, Calcutta, West Bengal, India
Graduation Year: 1965

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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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