How to Treat Jaundice In Pregnancy?


Medical Treatment:
  • Anti-itch skin creams
  • Medication to decrease the blood level of bile acids(ursodeoxycholic acid)
  • Cold baths and ice water will help the skin itch
  • Dexamethasone is a steroid medication to increase the maturity of the baby lungs, to deliver the baby early
  • Vitamin K supplements administered to the mother before delivery and again once the baby is born to prevent intracranial bleeding
  • Bi-weekly non-stress tests which involve fetal heart monitoring and contraction recordings
  • Regular blood tests monitoring both bile serum levels and liver function under an expert.