What You Should Know?
Any baby can get jaundice. Severe jaundice that is not treated can cause brain damage. Your baby should be checked for jaundice in the hospital and again within 48 hours after leaving the hospital. Ask your doctor or nurse about a jaundice bilirubin test.
What Every Parent Needs to Know About Jaundice Management
Parents of Infants and Children with Kernicterus (PICK)
PICK promotes awareness of kernicterus and provides support to families.
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- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities
Division of Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities
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