The vitamin K shot is given at birth to prevent vitamin K deficiency bleeding or VKDB. This post explores the safety of the shot, its importance, and the risk of alternatives
Babies Need The Hepatitis B Vaccine, And Here’s Why
Many parents, even those who vaccinate against other diseases, wonder why their newborn baby could possibly need the hep B vaccine. But public health agencies around the world agree: babies do need the hepatitis B vaccine. This article explains why.