Tag: vitamin K

Newborn gazing and the three-foot halo…

“There are not, nor have there ever been, confirming studies to support taking babies from their mothers at birth to suction, cut their cord, listen to their heart, observe them breathing, weigh them, measure them, treat their eyes, give them…

Vitamin K: a new reason to worry?

I have been asked a number of times recently whether my position on vitamin K has changed as a result of the US news story and related commentaries about a CDC (2013) report which raises concerns about an apparent increase…

Vitamin K, reflecting on a decade

In 2003, I wrote a booklet for AIMS called Vitamin K and the Newborn.  It was designed to offer information to parents seeking to make decisions about vitamin K, a prophylactic intervention offered to all newborn babies in the UK…

A decade of vitamin K articles

This post grew out of a desire to make things a lot easier for visitors to this site by writing a few posts which group together articles on topics that I get asked about a lot, which will then make…