A vitamin K prophylaxis survey among breastfeeding mothers

Matthias Strehle, Eugen, Limerick, Siobhan, Howlett, Helen, Haining, Shona and Norman, Justine (2014) A vitamin K prophylaxis survey among breastfeeding mothers. Infant, 10 (6). pp. 182-183. ISSN 1745-1205

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Abstract

A survey was distributed among new breastfeeding mothers in northern England to gain insight into their experiences with different forms of neonatal vitamin K prophylaxis. Two-thirds of mothers were knowledgeable about the reasons for giving vitamin K and a quarter felt that they had not received adequate information on the subject. The importance of neonatal vitamin K prophylaxis must be fully explained by healthcare workers to all expectant parents.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Vitamin K
Subjects: B700 Nursing
B900 Others in Subjects allied to Medicine
Department: Faculties > Health and Life Sciences > Nursing, Midwifery and Health
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Depositing User: John Coen
Date Deposited: 24 Mar 2020 08:59
Last Modified: 24 Mar 2020 09:00
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/42553

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