Management of Jaundice in the Breastfeeding Infant 35 Weeks or More of Gestation

Publication Date: September 14, 2017
Last Updated: March 14, 2022

Recommendations

Evidence-Based Strategies for Preventing or Ameliorating Jaundice in the Breastfeeding Infant

Initiate early breastfeeding

Initiate breastfeeding as early as possible, preferably in the first hour after birth even for infants delivered by cesarean section. In the vast majority of births, breastfeeding should be initiated in the first hour. (IA)
326858

Overview

Title

Management of Jaundice in the Breastfeeding Infant 35 Weeks or More of Gestation

Authoring Organization