Northern Montana Health Care Foundation purchases 'Baby Bili Lights'

Equipment is for therapy on newborns with jaundice


From Northern Montana Health Care Foundation

Northern Montana Health Care Foundation Board of Trustees voted unanimously to sponsor the purchase of equipment for the Northern Montana Hospital Labor and Delivery Unit.

The Lullaby LED Phototherapy System, also known as “Baby Bili Lights,” will be used for bilirubin therapy on newborns.

Bilirubin therapy is called for when a newborn shows signs of jaundice. Newborn jaundice occurs when a baby has a high level of bilirubin in the blood. Bilirubin is a yellow substance that the body creates when it replaces old red blood cells. The live...

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