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Newborn Jaundice (cont.)

Newborn Jaundice Prevention

In most cases, jaundice is not preventable.

  • The best way to avoid jaundice is to make sure your baby is getting enough fluids.
  • If you are breastfeeding your child and have any questions or concerns, speak to a lactation consultant. Many hospitals provide this service.
  • If you have not received formal training in infant or child CPR and you have children at home, contact your local American Heart Association chapter to enroll in a class as soon as possible.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 11/12/2014
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