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Influence of Previous Oral Contraception and Maternal Oxytocin Infusion on Neonatal Jaundice

Br Med J 1974; 3 doi: (Published 27 July 1974) Cite this as: Br Med J 1974;3:228
  1. S. R. Gould,
  2. U. Mountrose,
  3. D. J. Brown,
  4. W. L. Whitehouse,
  5. D. E. Barnardo


    A prospective study of serum bilirubin levels on the first and sixth days of life in a series of 181 infants has failed to provide evidence to suggest that previous maternal oral contraception, maternal oxytocin infusion, epidural anaesthesia, or breast-feeding are factors influencing neonatal jaundice.