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Pediatricians Papillion NE

Pediatricians are experts in the medical care of infants, children and adolescents. See below to find local pediatricians in Papillion 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. Rachel Lynn Mc Cann
(502) 852-3774
2440 Glacier Dr
Papillion, NE
Specialty
Pediatrics

Boys Town Pediatrics
(402) 827-4905
1414 South Washington Street
Papillion, NE
 
Mara Pegeen Paradis, MD
(402) 827-4905
1414 S Washington St
Papillion, NE
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med, Omaha Ne 68198
Graduation Year: 2000

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The Urology Center P C
(402) 592-5567
401 West Gold Coast Road
Papillion, NE
 
Ai Lan Kobayashi, MD
(402) 592-1700
401 E Gold Coast Rd Ste 215
Papillion, NE
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med, Omaha Ne 68198
Graduation Year: 1975

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Dr. Mara Pegeen Paradis
(402) 827-4905
1414 S Washington St
Papillion, NE
Specialty
Pediatrics

Amstutz Kent DO
(402) 827-4905
1414 South Washington Street
Papillion, NE
 
Ai Lan D Kobayashi
(402) 592-1700
401 E Gold Coast Rd
Papillion, NE
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Frey Mark D Dr
(402) 932-1999
1413 South Washington Street Suite 240
Papillion, NE
 
Midlands Hospital
(402) 593-3000
11111 South 84th Street
Papillion, NE
 
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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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