Infant Jaundice | Questions to Ask Your Doctor

  • What treatment is best for my baby?
  • Does my baby need treatment?
  • When should I call my baby’s doctor?
  • Will my baby have any problems from jaundice?
  • Will my baby need light therapy?
  • Does my baby have a severe case of jaundice?
  • Will I need to bring my baby in for follow-up appointments?
  • Will my baby need to go into the hospital?


Hyperbilirubinemia in the Term Newborn by ML Porter, CPT, MC, USA, and BL Dennis, MAJ, MC, USA (American Family Physician February 15, 2002,

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Reviewed/Updated: 04/14
Created: 04/03