Quoting ~Isaiah's Mama~:" The hospital had a company that they had a contract with. They sent one home with us. Are you breastfeeding?"
Quoting loser mom:" you'll need a prescription from a doctor for the bili lights or blanket. A home health agency will set you up with one. I'm kind of surprised the hospital didn't do that already. "
Quoting ♡_Jasmine [[+2]]:" Yes I am breastfeeding."
Quoting ♡_Jasmine [[+2]]:" They never told me about the bili blanket. I found out on here about it. I really wanted to stay at the hospital to the bili level was down to 3 but they sent me home when it was 10 :/"
Quoting ~Isaiah's Mama~:" You may have to stop and give him strictly formula for 2 or 3 days. As much as that sucks, breastfeeding ... [snip!] ... days but as soon as we did that his levels dropped drastically and then finally it went away and I returned to breastfeeding."
Quoting ♡_Jasmine [[+2]]:" Really, i did hear something about BF causing bilirubin. They did give him formula the first week for low sugar too. How does formula help?"
Quoting ~Isaiah's Mama~:" They just advised me to do the formula for a few days until I came back to get it checked again. But ... [snip!] ... They gave me the formula too. Formula will make the bilirubin get out of him. He'll poop it out instead of it circling through."
Quoting ♡_Jasmine [[+2]]:" Yea i think ima do that then, because after seeing that his level went up to 20 scared the smurf out of me! :,( thanks for the info!"