Breastfeeding a Baby with Jaundice (Resources)

Breastfeeding and Jaundice by Jack Newman, MD

Jaundice: Causes and Treatment for the Breastfed Baby by Beverly Ann Curtis, APRN, PNP-BC, IBCLC

Yellow is a Color by Dr. Jenny Thomas, MD, MPH, IBCLC, FAAP, FABM

Jaundice by Anne Smith, IBCLC

Exclusive breastfeeding and jaundice by Dr Susan Tawia, from the Australian Breastfeeding Association

Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine Clinical Protocol #22: Guidelines for Management of Jaundice in the Breastfeeding Infant Equal to or Greater Than 35 Weeks’ Gestation from Breastfeeding Medicine Vol. 5 No. 2; 2010: pp 87-93.

Phototherapy to Prevent Severe Neonatal Hyperbilirubinemia in the Newborn Infant 35 or More Weeks of Gestation, from Pediatrics Vol. 128 No. 4; October 1, 2011: pp e1046-e1052.

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AAP Clinical Practice Guideline: Management of Hyperbilirubinemia in the Newborn Infant 35 or More Weeks of Gestation, from Pediatrics Vol. 114 No. 1; July 2004: pp 297-316. — Input baby’s age and bili level to see treatment guidelines based on the American Academy of Pediatrics’ 2004 clinical practice guidelines on the management of hyperbilirubinemia in newborns.

PDF Jaundice in the Healthy Term Newborn from the British Columbia Reproductive Care Program

Gartner LM and Herschel M. Jaundice and breastfeeding. Pediatr Clin North Am – 01-Apr-2001; 48(2): 389-99 (Review article)

Slight Yellow Tint May Be Protective for Newborns by Alison McCook

Barañano DE, Rao M, Ferris CD, Snyder SH. Biliverdin reductase: A major physiologic cytoprotectant. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 10.1073/pnas.252626999 (this is the paper that the above news story is based upon)

Neonatal Jaundice Newborn Care Protocol (May 2003) from the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, Australia

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