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Vitamin K helps your body by making proteins for healthy bones and tissues. It also makes proteins for blood clotting. If you don't have enough vitamin K, you may bleed too much.

Newborns have very little vitamin K. They usually get a shot of vitamin K soon after they are born.

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  1. Vitamin K (National Library of Medicine)  
    Vitamin K helps your body by making proteins for healthy bones and tissues. It also makes proteins for blood clotting. If you don't have enough vitamin K, you may bleed too much. Newborns have very ...
  2. Vitamin K (Harvard School of Public Health)  
    ... particular products. Search the Nutrition Source Search for: Vitamin K Food Sources Green leafy vegetables, such as kale, ...
  3. Vitamin K (American Cancer Society)  
    Vitamin K Other common name(s): the clotting vitamin, vitamin K1, vitamin K2, vitamin K3 Scientific/medical name(s): 2- ... MK-4, MK-7, phylloquinone, phytomenadione, phytonadione Description Vitamin K is a group name for a number of ...
  4. ... About Bleeding Disorders What is combined deficiency of vitamin K-dependent clotting factors? Inherited combined deficiency of the vitamin K-dependent clotting factors (VKCFD) is a very rare ...
  5. Important Information to Know When You Are Taking: Warfarin (Coumadin) and Vitamin K From the National Institutes of Health (National Institutes of Health, Clinical Center) - PDF  
    ... know when you are taking: Warfarin (Coumadin) and Vitamin K The food you eat can affect how your ... day to day. How do I keep my vitamin K intake consistent? • Keep your intake of foods rich ...
  6. Facts about Vitamin K (University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences)  
    ... Nick T. Place , Dean Why do we need vitamin K? Vitamin K is one of the fat-soluble ... What happens if we don’t get enough vitamin K? When people don’t get enough vitamin K ...
  7. Vitamin K is a vitamin found in leafy green vegetables, broccoli, and Brussels sprouts. The name vitamin K comes from the German word “Koagulationsvitamin.” Several forms ...
  8. ClinicalTrials.gov: Vitamin K From the National Institutes of Health (National Institutes of Health)  
  9. Vitamin K is a fat-soluble vitamin. ... Vitamin K is known as the clotting vitamin, because without it blood would not clot. Some studies suggest ...
  10. Vitamin K deficiency bleeding; VKDB ... A lack of vitamin K causes hemorrhagic disease of the newborn. Vitamin K plays an important role in blood clotting. Babies often have low ...
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