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Vitamin K at Birth: To Inject or Not


I’m leaving the below post up but recommend this well-referenced article:  Evidence Based Birth: Evidence for the Vitamin K Shot in Newborns. There is more evidence available now about the various alternatives. Oral vitamin K is clearly much better than no vitamin K for preventing the very rare bleeding events, and the risks with the shot appear to be the smallest.…

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