Nearly one-half of newborn babies develop jaundice within few days of birth. This is a condition in which the skin colour and eyes turn yellowish. Most premature babies have this condition, and it lasts longer for them than full-term babies. Jaundice due to the extremely high levels of bilirubin can lead to debilitating brain damage in the forms of Cerebral Palsy, Kernicterus and permanent deafness. Here is what every mother should know about newborn baby care when the infant has jaundice or Kernicterus.