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Table 2 Classification of newborn symptoms as per perceived causes of illness

From: Care-seeking behaviors for maternal and newborn illnesses among self-help group households in Uttar Pradesh, India

Symptoms of medical cause Symptoms of supernatural cause
Skin eruptions
Bloated stomach
Loose motions
Too weak
Umbilical bleeding
Changes in skin color to blue, black, and yellow
Stiffening of body
Non-stop crying
Getting jitters
Not taking breastfeed or drinking milk
Crying like a bleating goat
Vomiting milk