- Usually newborn jaundice is not harmful. For most babies, jaundice usually gets better without treatment within 1 to 2 weeks. After 2 weeks, the baby's liver can process properly and usually are alright.
- Very high levels of bilirubin can cause kernicterus which may damage the brain.
- High usage consumption of ginger during confinement period for breast-feeding baby that's less than 2 weeks old may trigger Jaundice
Exposing the newborn baby to morning sun light from 7 AM - 10 AM for 10 min a day is good in minimizing Jaundice.