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Pediatricians Stockbridge GA

Pediatricians are experts in the medical care of infants, children and adolescents. See below to find local pediatricians in Stockbridge 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. William R La Force
(770) 914-6965
PO Box 1857
Stockbridge, GA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Nicole Barnes
(770) 389-8311
919 Cameron Landing Dr
Stockbridge, GA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Donna Jean Jones, MD
(404) 778-5111
7444 Hannover Pkwy S Ste 200
Stockbridge, GA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1979

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Edge Mark D MD
(770) 507-0909
7402 Davidson Parkway South
Stockbridge, GA
 
Dr. Rodney Neil Kreider
(770) 507-4144
1215 Eagles Landing Pkwy Ste 208
Stockbridge, GA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Nicola C Chin
(770) 507-2212
1045 Southcrest Dr
Stockbridge, GA
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Dr. Fatima Ford
150 Medical Blvd Ste B
Stockbridge, GA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Leard Steven W Dr
(678) 289-0103
214 Medical Boulevard
Stockbridge, GA
 
Ravi S Iyer, MD
(678) 565-3300
3579 Highway 138 SE Ste 103
Stockbridge, GA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mysore Med Coll, Mysore Univ, Mysore, Karnataka, India
Graduation Year: 1981

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Naidu Subra K MD Facp Face
(770) 389-0200
1104 Hospital Drive
Stockbridge, GA
 
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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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