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Pediatricians Helena MT

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

John Weston Reynolds, MD
(503) 494-8523
1122 N Montana Ave
Helena, MT
Specialties
Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Or Hlth Sci Univ Sch Of Med, Portland Or 97201
Graduation Year: 1956

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Helena Ear Nose & Throat Clinic
(406) 457-4160
2525 East Broadway Street Suite 105
Helena, MT
 
Dr. Teresa Augustine
(406) 442-2547
724 Harrison Ave
Helena, MT
Specialty
Pediatrics

Mulgrew Thomas MD
(406) 457-4343
2525 East Broadway Street Suite 200
Helena, MT
 
Donald James Wight
(406) 444-2288
2475 E Broadway St
Helena, MT
Specialty
Pediatric Neurology

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Dr. Erin Marie Keefe
(406) 449-5563
1122 N Montana Ave
Helena, MT
Specialty
Pediatrics

Eden Kenneth MD
(406) 457-4343
2525 East Broadway Street
Helena, MT
 
Dr.Blayne Fritz
(406) 449-5563
1122 North Montana Avenue
Helena, MT
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1992
Speciality
Pediatrician
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.8, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Coyle Carolyn MD
(406) 457-4343
2525 East Broadway Street Suite 202
Helena, MT
 
Erin Marie Keefe, MD
(406) 449-5563
1122 N Montana Ave
Helena, MT
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Boston Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02118
Graduation Year: 1985

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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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