Many newborn babies develop jaundice, a condition in which the skin and whites of the eyes are yellowish in color, within a few days after birth. The jaundice is caused by elevated levels of bilirubin, a substance made from the breakdown of old red blood cells that is normally removed by the liver. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about newborn jaundice, what it looks like, how it is treated, complications, and much more.
Does Your Baby Have Jaundice?
Learn the symptoms of jaundice in newborns, and find out how it's treated.
The Basics of Newborn Jaundice
Newborn jaundice is very common -- but do you know what it is? Learn more.
Treating Newborn Jaundice
Learn about the treatment of newborn jaundice from the experts at WebMD.
Symptoms of Newborn Jaundice
Learn the symptoms of newborn jaundice from the experts at WebMD.