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Old 12-28-2012, 03:28 PM   #2
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Re: Why give Vitamin K at all?

We didn't give vitamin k to our second, and aren't planning to with our third, either. I don't find it necessary for a healthy full-term baby. Now if baby arrives with health issues and needs his blood to clot sooner than normal, we would reevaluate. I believe baby starts production of vit. k around 6-7 days of age.
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