This kind of jaundice is very common in newborn babies and is known as physiological jaundice. It tends to be prolonged in some breast fed babies. The bilirubin count is relatively low so there is no need for concern. The jaundice will take some time to disappear but will do so.If your grandson becomes more deeply jaunduced for any reason he must be taken back to the doctor for a repeat bilirubin test.
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