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Vitamin K Injections Not Necessary

Vitamin K is a naturally occurring vitamin in humans. In newborns, there are low levels of vitamin K present. In my opinion, this has been something that humans have adapted to for generations. Today, Vitamin K shots are used to prevent hemorrhagic disease (bleeding in the brain). Despite the significantly …

Vernix Caseosa is Beneficial. Hold the bath.

Vernix Caseosa What is it? Vernix caseosa is that white, creamy film that is covering the new born as the exit the vaginal canal and enter this world. Vernix caseosa may also be called “Nature’s Cold Cream”. What is it made of? Vernix caseosa is made up of water (81%), …

Delay cord cutting [Penny Simkin video].

We’ve all seen in movies where the first thing to do once the baby is born is to have the dad ‘cut the cord’. In Western cultures, such as ours, this can occur as soon as thirty seconds after the baby enters this world. However, babies that experienced delayed cord …