Children Taken From Parents Who Refuse Vitamin K Shot

Children Taken From Parents Who Refuse Vitamin K Shot

Opinion | Since 1961, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has recommended that all newborns receive a vitamin K1 injection to prevent uncontrolled bleeding caused by vitamin K deficiency.1 2 Vitamin K1 is required for proper blood clotting, and newborns tend to have low levels due to the fact that vitamin K doesn’t cross the placenta […]