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Question: Newborn jaundice
Answer: Hello dear.. Neonatal jaundice is quite common in newborns,it is caused due to increase in billrubin value,can be checked after72 hours of birth,if the value is high, doctor will suggest phototherapy for few days,don't worry dear,it will gradually decrease,since you are breast-feeding you can have more water,juice,tender coconut,and feed your baby,it Wii helps in reducing billrubin value,after discharge show your baby in morning sunlight from 7-8am,it is rich with natural vitamin D,helps a lot in reducing billrubin value and it is a great immunity booster for newborns
Question: What is newborn jaundice
Bilirubin high is neonatal jaundice which is very common in infants, because baby's liver is not matured enough to get rid of bilirubin from the bloodstream.At this time baby needs plenty of Breastmilk, exposure to sunlight
Exposure to blue led light (phototherapy) if Doctor suggests.
New mothers should have plenty of fluids, calcium and protein rich diet- milk, green vegetables, energy foods like dal (drink 2 bowls of dal in each meal), healing goods like ghee, haldi etc. Last but not the least- the following 3 ingredients in diet- increase breast milk production - ajwain, jeera and garlic- so increase that in your food.
Dont worry baby will be fine soon, my prayers for speedy recovery.
Question: Newborn jaundice normal range
Answer: Hi.. Normal indirect bilirubin would be under 5.2 mg/dl within the first 24 hours of birth. But many newborns have some kind of jaundice and levels that rise above 5mg/dL witgin the first few days after birth. Mild infant jaundice often disappears within three to four weeks of the delivery. For higher range, infants are kept little longer in nursery.