Complications related to underfeeding of exclusively breastfed newborns are the leading causes of newborn hospitalizations in the world.

These complications include jaundice, hypoglycemia and dehydration, all conditions that are prevented with adequate and timely supplementation when breast milk is not enough.

Every mother can protect her child from these complications by knowing the signs of a HUNGRY child. Please click on the page below to download and print.

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Example Of A Hungry Baby Crying

An Example Of Red Brick Dust In A Nappy, A Sign Of Dehydration

Example Of Newborn Jaundice

Check for Jaundice by gently pressing/stretching the skin.

The picture on the right shows a baby with jaundice.

A more subtle case of jaundice, visible on chest and stomach

Severe jaundice