Vitamin K injection at birth is a supplement recommended by American Academy of Pediatrics. Vitamin K can't be synthesized or absorbed by infants like it can in adults but plays a crucial role in blood clotting. Some parents have questions about providing a injected supplement to their hours old infant. This comprehensive review sums up the research and lists the risks and benefits of vitamin k injection, oral vitamin k, and foregoing the supplement.
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Despite differing opinions on the efficacy and safety of water births...
"Carefully managed, waterbirth is both an attractive and low-risk birth option that can provide healthy patients with non-pharmacological options in hospital facilities while not compromising their safety."