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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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Coming of Age in America (Much Too Soon)

by Linda Folden Palmer, DC Author Baby Matters Reprinted from Dynamic Chiropractic Girls in the U.S. and other industrialized nations are now reaching puberty at drastically earlier ages.1 However, Hispanic-American girls don’t experience this early puberty to the extent that many other Americans do, reported Mary Wolf,MD, at the American Association for Cancer Research’s annual meeting in April, 1999 in Philadelphia.2

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