Vitamin K Deficiency Increasingly Common as Result of Vaccine Refusal

Vitamin K, which has been administered to newborns as an injection since it was first recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics in 1961, is vital for blood to clot normally. Despite it being given as standard medical practice since then, vitamin K-deficient bleeding (VKDB) is being seen more often in newborns than it has in decades. Emergency Department physicians at Nationwide Children’s Hospital have recently seen several cases of intracranial bleeding due to parental refusal of the neonatal vitamin K shot…(Read More Here)