Dr Hairin Anisa Tajuddin: ‘Neonatal jaundice is one of the reasons why mothers fail to establish exclusive breastfeeding.’

Stop blaming mother’s milk for infant jaundice

By BRIGITTE ROZARIO POOR breast milk. It gets blamed for everything, from baby’s failure to thrive to jaundice. Dr Hairin Anisa Tajuddin, paediatrician and lactation consultant at Monash University Malaysia, pointed out that breast milk is not to blame for baby’s jaundice, in her presentation entitled “Busting the Myths on Jaundice” at the recent PRISMA […]

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