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Old 02-21-2013, 07:56 AM   #25
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Re: Vitamin K

Originally Posted by MyLovely View Post
I understand the fear, but if you're going to give the vit K no matter what, I would seriously research the virgin gut. The idea is that introducing anything other than breastmilk in the first 4-6 months causes damage to the gut, since it's not fully closed. I would think that the "risks" of the shot would be lower than the risks of introducing a non-breastmilk substance into a newborn's gut.

Here is a good introductory.
They get less vitamin k than the average baby gets of lansinoh LOL. Each dose is 2 drops. Compare that to the bolus of synthetics and chemicals in the injection, entering into the blood stream. I will stick with the oral, personally.
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