How is the hydration status of an infant assessed in suspected breast milk jaundice?

Updated: Dec 07, 2017
  • Author: Prashant G Deshpande, MD; Chief Editor: Muhammad Aslam, MD  more...
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Evaluate the infant's hydration status by an assessment of the percentage of birth weight that may have been lost, as well as observation of the mucous membranes, fontanelle, and skin turgor.


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