THE OCCURRENCE PROCESS OF JAUNDICE (YELLOW) IN THE NEWBORN
The birth of baby is something
wonderful for all parents. At birth time, the baby's skin color will
still look normal, but usually tends more red. After the baby out of
the womb, the nurse should immediately provide help for the baby
become not cold. Therefore, usually the baby will be given a special
blanket after the body cleaned.
After several days, many babies skin
turned become yellow. Yellow color on the baby's skin is an
indication that the infants developed the jaundice problem. What is
jaundice? Jaundice is a problem in the baby's body due to the many
chemicals in the body called bilirubin. Bilirubin is a result cause
from the process of red blood cells naturally in the baby. This
bilirubin should be processed by the liver into bile, but many babies
liver can not work properly to process these substances so that there
was accumulation of bilirubin in the baby's body, thus making the
baby's skin color becomes more yellow than usual.
This process is not really a dangerous
thing, as long as parents are always paying attention by giving
breastfeeding regularly. It is advisable for parents to immediately
consult this issue with the doctor so the baby can get more precise
treatment for the jaundice problem.