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Pediatricians Brainerd MN

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

Freeman James P MD
(218) 855-5471
2024 South 6th Street
Brainerd, MN
 
Julie Hope Weaver, MD
(804) 741-4404
1700 Birch Island Rd NW
Brainerd, MN
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Va Commonwealth Univ, Med Coll Of Va Sch Of Med, Richmond Va 23298
Graduation Year: 1990
Hospital
Hospital: Bon Secours St Mary Hosp, Richmond, Va; Henrico Doctors Hospital, Richmond, Va
Group Practice: Pediatric Center

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Bohannon Gary P MD
(218) 855-5471
2024 South 6th Street
Brainerd, MN
 
Lakes Area Urology
(218) 828-1418
1903 South 6th Street
Brainerd, MN
 
Berg John C MD
(218) 855-5471
2024 South 6th Street
Brainerd, MN
 
Michael Verner Severson, MD
(218) 829-2109
15556 McKay Rd
Brainerd, MN
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mn Med Sch-Minneapolis, Minneapolis Mn 55455
Graduation Year: 1974
Hospital
Hospital: St Josephs Med Ctr, Brainerd, Mn
Group Practice: Brainerd Medical Ctr

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Michael Severson
(218) 828-7100
2024 S 6th St
Brainerd, MN
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Brainerd Medical Center P A
(218) 855-5471
2024 South 6th Street
Brainerd, MN
 
Furda David MD - James A Md- Appointment Desk-Inte
(218) 855-5471
2024 South 6th Street
Brainerd, MN
 
Menghini Vanessa L MD
(218) 855-5471
2024 South 6th Street
Brainerd, MN
 
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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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