Quoting US Expat in Europe:" It's a common misconception that formula helps with the jaundice because breastmilk is not enough..keep nursing him, it's the best for him.. Hope he is better soon!"
Quoting lovemy2gubers:" Thank you. I wanna keep breastfeeding only. My milk came in pretty fast and he gets plenty, I guess his ... [snip!] ... it's just the antibodies are destroying his red blood cells causing more bilirubin to build up. I really hope this ends soon "
Quoting lovemy2gubers:" <blockquote><b>Quoting P3RvYmCp3rv:</b>" Could you ask about having a billi blanket ... [snip!] ... outa being a weekend and tomorrow a holiday that it would be hard to find someone to do the paperwork or something like that."
Quoting P3RvYmCp3rv:" This!! The nurses pushed for that at our hospital when I had A and the doc said I could if I wanted to but Breast milk was the best for jaundice! "DItto! They told me DD would most likely have jaundice because her blood type was incompatible with mine and she got bruised up pretty badly during birth...they told me to nurse as much as possible so I did and she wasn't jaundiced at all!