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4 day old child, jaundice infection. Wrapped in biliblankets. Tests showed lower levels. Cause of concern?

My daughter is four days old and was born with jaundice , her jaundice level is at 21 today coming from 18.5 yesterday. Yesterday we received two biliblankets and had her wrapped in them for the twelve hours in between receiving them and going to the dr. The doctor this morning said she looked great. Should I be concerned?
Asked On : Mon, 7 May 2012
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morelikely she has physiological jaundice, pretty common
can u shed some more light on the age of baby ( i mean preterm or normal term baby)
is there any history of maternal jaundice during pregnancy?
well if it persist, the jaundice might need further evaluation for its cause but we have to right now consider it as physiological or new born jaundice

i would like to know the weight of child, the generaly activity of breast feeding and how comfortably the baby sleeps

Answered: Wed, 9 May 2012
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