NEWBORN JAUNDICE - HOW TO EASILY KNOW ?
Jaundice is a problem that often occurs
in newborns. Usually, most jaundice problem can easily known by the
doctor or the mother who had experienced. But for mothers who just
have baby might find it difficult to know whether the baby get
jaundice or not. In this article will be talk about brief information
on how to easily find out whether our baby is affected by jaundice.
Newborns either normally or prematurely
had almost equal basic signs. The thing that usually needed by a
nurse or doctor is about the body temperature, heart and breathing.
After more than 24 hours of birth, the babies who exposed to jaundice
will turn a yellowish color in the skin. That part is easily visible
on the face, abdomen, legs and hands. Tt needs to do some basic tests
such as pressing the baby's skin with our fingers, if the sign of
pressed not immediately returned, then the baby have chance that
exposed to the jaundice problem.
Maybe not all the babies skin will be
easily visible, because it depends on the basic color of skin, but
doctors will be easy to do early detection. It is recommended to
perform this initial trial with a fairly bright light conditions
which can make it to be easily visible. Other signs of infant
jaundice is also white in the eyes become more yellow. If the
indications perform that infants developed jaundice problem, then the
doctor will soon recommend do the bilirubin tests p