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Will jaundice of the mother affect the health of the baby?
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Dr. Jay Park
Pediatrics
In brief: Depends upon
Unless pregnant mother develops jaundice due to acute hepatitis, mother's jaundice is very unlikely to affect her baby.

In brief: Depends upon
Unless pregnant mother develops jaundice due to acute hepatitis, mother's jaundice is very unlikely to affect her baby.
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park
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Dr. Nela Cordero
Pediatrics
In brief: JAUNDICE
If mother is not healthy, baby will be affected.

In brief: JAUNDICE
If mother is not healthy, baby will be affected.
Dr. Nela Cordero
Dr. Nela Cordero
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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Obstetrics & Gynecology
In brief: Possibly
It depends on the reason for the jaundice but most jaundice is due to a liver problem. Elevated levels of bilirubin can cross the placenta and affect the baby.

In brief: Possibly
It depends on the reason for the jaundice but most jaundice is due to a liver problem. Elevated levels of bilirubin can cross the placenta and affect the baby.
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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