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difference between breastfeeding jaundice and breast milk jaundice

A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Same thing: Names and terms are often confusing.These are two terms used for the same condition.

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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carla L. King
22 years experience in Pediatrics
Awhile: Breast milk jaundice which begins days after the infant is born can last 3 - 12 weeks. Continue to follow up with your doctor.
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Breast milk jaundice: Stop breast feeding for several days. Also depending on how high the jaundice is she may need to be put under the bilirubin lights.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Que Chu
Dr. Que Chu answered
45 years experience in General Practice
Newborn jaundice : No breast milk does not prevent newborn jaundice which will happen to most of newborn. Usually breast feeding newborns may have more jaundice than fo ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Melissa Gowans
20 years experience in Pediatrics
Follow link below: http://kidshealth.org/parent/growth/feeding/breast_bottle_feeding.html
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
44 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes: While the baby will get the same nutritional value from breast milk in both ways, feeding from the breast itself has greater psychological advantages ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. CHERYL COLDWATER
37 years experience in Pediatrics
Several options: You can start to wean your baby by offering 1-2 bottle feedings a day, gradually increasing the bottle feedings as he weans away from the breast. If y ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
49 years experience in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
The best way to tell: Is to do weekly weight checks at your pediatrician's office to determine if your baby is gaining 2/3rds of an ounce to 1 oz./day (if.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
26 years experience in Pediatrics
This is not...: ...A bad problem to have. Most lactation problems i've seen involve an insufficient supply. What i would recommend is that you pump off the excess a ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
? non-alcoholic ?: If there is ABSOLUTELY NO alcohol in the product I could consider it harmless. The near beers that have low amounts in the product are still a danger. ... Read More
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