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Jaundice is caused by the body having an excess of bilirubin in the blood, which is produced by the normal breakdown of red blood cells. The baby liver is often immature and still developing and cannot pass the bilirubin out of the body at the rate at which it needs to. Also if the baby is premature it is often more common, and if they are not getting fed often enough to flush out the excess. The excess bilirubin gives the skin a yellow color.
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My baby sister had jaundice. She was full-term and weighed almost 10 pounds! A baby can get jaundice anytime after it is born. My daughter was full term and had jau…ndice. If you're at home with your baby, open your curtains, keep the room warm and set your baby on your bed wearing ONLY a diaper. Do this for 20 minutes each day for about 4-5 days and the jaundice will clear right up!
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When a newborn showed signs of jaundice in the hospital, they would put the newborn under an ultraviolet light. Jaundice has something to do with the liver and the enzym…es being depleted.
Yes, it's very dangerous.Especially in preemies.
Your baby is not a newborn at 6 months.
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judice cause by immaure liver of new born baby
jaundiced babies are fitted with eye protection and placed under bright fluorescent lights. The light chemically alters the bilirubin in the blood as it passes through the bab…y's skin
fetal hemoglobin is removed from the system and replaced with adult hemoglobin. The resulting bilirubin loads the system and places demands on the liver to clear it. But the l…iver is not quite ready for the task,
In newborn infants, the liver and intestinal systems are immature and cannot excrete bilirubin as fast as the body produces it
They are premature; They are Asian or Native Americans; They have been bruised during the birth process; They have lost too much weight during the first few days.
If bilirubin levels are extremely high, the infant may be treated with phototherapy--exposure of the baby's skin to fluorescent light
Jaundice is a condition caused by an excess of biliriuben in the blood, which is a normal by-product of red blood cell breakdown. Biliriuben is normally filtered out by the li…ver, but a newborn's liver is usually not developed enough to handle the excess turnover of red blood cells in a newborn's blood. Most newborns experience this, and most handle it just fine over a few days. Light treatments may be used to help modify the biliriuben to make it easier for the infant liver to filter.
The most common sign of jaundice in a newborn baby is a tint of yellow in the skin, inside of the mouth, on the chest and in the whites of the eyes. It usually occurs within t…he first week of birth.