Care of the Newborn

Having Cut the umbilical chord and made sure that the knot has been correctly tied, one should attend to the infant’s eves by washing them in water containing b6ric acid and inserting two drops of fresh silver nitrate lotion. In India, once the newborn child has been washed, it is … Continue reading

Treatment of Baby Jaundice

The most common treatment of jaundice is phototherapy – exposure to light. In a hospital are used bililights Levels of bilirubin of 20 mg/dl or greater may be dangerous for the infant and in some cases might affect the nervous system but it depends on the cause of jaundice. Remember … Continue reading