Quoting Piecey.:" Hm. Idk. Did you have home phototherapy with her? My older two both went home with phototherapy machines, ... [snip!] ... with phototherapy machines, hit levels of 20, and never had a drop of formula (and it wasn't suggested by their peds either)."
Quoting Emily Dickinson:" Thank you, everyone. I am going to request that they test her and go from there. I would REALLY like ... [snip!] ... able to BF successfully this time especially with a slightly extended maternity leave where I can get my supply up for pumping."My doctors have all told me that it is not necessary to supplement with formula for jaundice.... that in fact, even though they don't get much from nursing, the colostrum is much more potent. Sunlight is the best treatment. My youngest never had formula until he was about 10 months old, and his jaundice cleared up quickly. I would just breastfeed if I were you... and if their levels are high enough to be ANY call for concern, request the lights.
Quoting Chels :3:" Don't blame not BF exclusively I just had my daughter and she was a bit jaundice they were worried because ... [snip!] ... (1 day out of the hospital) and her levels were fine and I just started breast feeding again because my milk finally came in. "
Quoting MunchkinWrangler:" My doctors have all told me that it is not necessary to supplement with formula for jaundice.... that ... [snip!] ... I would just breastfeed if I were you... and if their levels are high enough to be ANY call for concern, request the lights."
Quoting Emily Dickinson:" Thank you! Yeah, they scared the heck out of me. It wasn't just my Pedi, it was the lab and the nurses ... [snip!] ... the nurses and I was a first time mom. This time, I have a little more ammunition in my pocket to make sure I stick to my guns."