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You can download CLDF's leaflet: 'Jaundice in the new born baby' here. (PDF, 94 KB)
This leaflet explains baby jaundice in more detail, prolonged jaundice and what you need to do.

If you are waiting to be referred to a liver unit, you can find information on next steps here.

If you have a diagnosis, please visit CLDF's main website for information on specific liver conditions.

Information for your local surgery, clinic or healthcare professional

Download a Yellow Alert Poster to place in your surgery or clinic (PDF, 184 KB)

Download CLDF's Yellow Alert Prolonged Jaundice Protocol to give to your healthcare professional (PDF, 386 KB)


If you haven't already done so, please consider signing up to the NHS Information Service for Parents. It's a free service for expectant mums and dads, or those with a baby aged up to 9 months. Find out more and sign up to the NHS Information Service for Parents here.

Would you like to find out more about CLDF’s family services, including events and our online community? Please visit CLDF's main website.

Page last updated: January 2011

This information on this site is for guidance only. It is not a substitute for professional medical care by a qualified doctor or other health care professional. ALWAYS check with your medical team if you have any concerns about your condition or treatment. CLDF is not responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any form of damages resulting from the use (or misuse) of information contained in or implied by the information on this site.