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Transient Familial Neonatal Hyperbilirubinemia

Last updated March 12, 2018

Approved by: Maulik P. Purohit MD MPH

The topic Transient Familial Neonatal Hyperbilirubinemia you are seeking is a synonym, or alternative name, or is closely related to the medical condition Breastfeeding Jaundice.

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  • There are several types of jaundice that affect a newborn child
  • Breastfeeding Jaundice is a common disorder affecting healthy infants shortly after birth. It is caused by a lack of breastfeeding, or due to the newborn getting insufficient breast milk. Yellowing of the eyes and skin is noticed
  • It is rarely severe or serious, and the condition is easily managed. However, preterm, low-birth weight infants, or babies who suffer other illnesses, may have a risk of developing certain medical complications

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First uploaded: Sept. 12, 2017
Last updated: March 12, 2018