Breastfeeding, bilirubin and jaundice

See a separate discussion of So Called Breastmilk Jaundice It is usual and normal for babies to become jaundiced in the first few days after birth.  But the bilirubin that causes the yellow colour of the baby’s skin is protective, it’s an antioxidant (the two links take you … Continue reading Breastfeeding, bilirubin and jaundice