Infant jaundice is a yellow discoloration in a newborn baby's skin and eyes. Infant
jaundice occurs because the baby's blood contains an excess of bilirubin ...
Physiological (normal) jaundice: Most newborns have this mild jaundice because
their liver is still maturing. It often appears when a baby 2 to 4 days old and ...
Nov 19, 2015 ... Newborn jaundice occurs when a baby has a high level of bilirubin in the blood.
Bilirubin is a yellow substance that the body creates when it ...
Oct 13, 2015 ... Newborn jaundice is a yellowing of a baby's skin and eyes. Newborn jaundice is
very common and can occur when babies have a high level of ...
Newborn jaundice is when your baby's skin and the white parts of his eyes look
yellow. It's caused by the build-up of a substance in the blood called bilirubin.
Aug 28, 2015 ... Learn all about infant jaundice - a condition causing yellowish appearance in a
baby's skin - including its symptoms, causes and potential ...
Jaundice is a common and usually harmless condition in newborn babies that
causes yellowing of the skin and the whites of the eyes.
By the time a baby is around two weeks old, they're producing less bilirubin and
their liver is more effective at removing it from the body. This means the jaundice
You should see your GP or midwife if your baby develops jaundice. They'll be
able to assess whether treatment is needed.
If your baby is full-term and healthy, mild jaundice is nothing to worry about and
will resolve by itself within a week or so.