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Can Vitamin K harm my baby?

In 1992, one study suggested that vitamin K given by injection was associated with a higher risk of childhood cancer than giving vitamin K by mouth or no vitamin K at all. This study caused concern and for some time hospitals have given vitamin K by mouth to newborn babies. Further research in several countries since 1992 has not confirmed the link between the vitamin K injection and childhood cancer.

If you have any questions, please ask your midwife

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