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A 30-year-old member asked:

Why is the skin of my new born baby like yellow since i feed him, does that mean i have something wrong with my breast?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Work overload: Mother cleanses babies blood, removing waste until the cord is clamped. Newborns must convert blood that worked better in the womb to air breather blood ; this conversion creates waste products that can result in jaundice. Most are visibly yellow by day 4 clearing by a week or so. Contact your doc if this concerns you.
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Last updated Dec 28, 2013


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