IJSRP, Volume 6, Issue 9, September 2016 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Kafia Hashim Karim
Background:Neonatal jaundice is a yellowish discoloration of the skin and other tissues of a newborn. A bilirubin level with more than 85 mlmol /l (5 mg/dl) manifests neonatal jaundice. In newborn jaundice is detected by watching the skin, newborn has an apparent Scleral icterus, and yellowing of the face extending down to the chest.