Vol. 4, Issue 4 (2019)
The effectiveness of vitamin k in decreasing risk of bleeding in breast fed infants
Author(s): Dr. Ali Alwan Kuraibut, Dr. Senan Eraby Al- Hamadani
Abstract: Vitamin-K is one of fat-soluble Vitamin that synthesis in the intestine by intestinal bacteria. The plant Form of Vitamin-K is phylloquinone or vit-k1 another Form is menaquinone or vit-k2, one of a series of compounds with unsaturated side chains synthesized by intestinal bacteria. Of Vit-K can results in deficiency and Vit-K is necessary for clinically significant bleeding. To evaluate the role of using Vit-K T-M injection or orally in reducing episode of bleeding in breast Fed infants.