In Original Contribution entitled "The Safety of Early Newborn Discharge: The Washington State Experience," published in the July 23/30, 1997, issue of The Journal (1997;278:293-298), an incorrect reference was cited. Reference 28 on page 298 should be as follows: 28. MacDonald MG. Hidden risks: early discharge and bilirubin toxicity due to glucose-6-dehydrogenase deficiency. Pediatrics. 1995;96:734-738.