HOW JAUNDICE AT NEWBORN MAKE THE SKIN BECOME YELLOWISH ?
Everyday there are a lot of newborn at
every world. We have had many cases of jaundice that occurs in
newborns. Usually parents can easily find out that their baby was
affected by jaundice problem. If the newborn affected with jaundice
problem, then the easiest thing to note is by looking skin yellowish
discoloration on the newborn baby. In addition to the skin, we can
also see a yellowish discoloration of the white eye section (mucosa).
At the time when the baby is born after
9 months in the womb for, the baby's body parts have started to work
normally. But there are some parts that may not be fully able to work
perfectly, one of which is the liver. Liver has a function to remove
toxins that available in the baby's body. In the process of cell
division of blood on the baby's body, then will result in the
formation of substances in the baby's body which name bilirubin. That
substance is actually not needed by the body and will be processed by
the liver, but because the liver can not function optimally make
these substances dissolve into the blood, that will be causing the
baby's skin changed to yellow. Therefore, it needs help from
breastfeeding or infant formula that can make this substance
bilirubin will wasted via urine or feces.