The syndrome of breast‐milk jaundice, which often results in cessation of breastfeeding, maternal anxiety, and guilt, may be increasing. Research to date on pregnanediol, increased lipase, and free fatty acids as the causes of breast milk jaundice is reviewed. Variations in current treatment are presented and nursing measures supportive of parents and continued breastfeeding are provided.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, & Neonatal Nursing|
|State||Published - May 1985|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Critical Care
- Maternity and Midwifery