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infant massage; weight gain; breastfeeding frequency; neonatal jaundice; hyperbilirubinaemia
Also published in Infant:
VOLUME 15/ISSUE 4, JULY 2019
Phototherapy is a well-established procedure and the mainstay of treatment for significant neonatal jaundice. Usually, phototherapy is delivered in hospital, typically requiring a hospital stay of a few days. This article describes a pilot project to introduce phototherapy for the management of neonatal jaundice in clinically stable preterm and term infants with haemolytic disease of the newborn using a phototherapy blanket at home.