• Britt Boone

Jaundice – Jaundiced Newborn

  • Jaundice means the skin has turned a yellow color.

  • Bilirubin is the pigment that turns the skin yellow.

  • The liver normally gets rid of bilirubin. But at birth, the liver may be immature.

  • Half of babies have some jaundice. Usually, it is mild and doesn’t need any treatment.


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