Ask the Expert
Practical (and judgment-free) advice on caring for your newborn from the baby pros
What is Jaundice? Newborn jaundice is a yellowing of a baby’s skin and eyes. Newborn jaundice is very common and can occur when babies have a high level of bilirubin, a yellow pigment produced during the normal breakdown of red blood cells. In older babies and adults, the liver processes
You have arrived home with your newborn, and your sources of information have suddenly collapsed. Your prenatal visits are over. The hospital and delivery doctor, or midwife, did their job. Hospital care was highly focused on making sure you and your baby were healthy, but you received maybe 24 hours
You want to do the best for your newborn, and breastfeeding is clearly a strong choice for the health of both you and baby. Babies benefit in so many health aspects including brain function, improved immunities, less gastrointestinal upset, diarrhea, and constipation, fewer allergies, and less risk of respiratory problems.