Jan 16, 2024

Vitamin K Isn’t OK: ‘It Has a Black Box Warning’

In Part 3 of #CHDTV’s ‘Dangerous Things Doctors Say,’ when Richard and Payton Picardi asked their baby’s doctor why they should give their son the vitamin K shot — that has a potential side effect of death — the doctor needed a day to research before telling them it was to prevent a 1 in 10,000 chance of a brain bleed.

In response to the doctor’s wild statistic, Richard informed him, “Well, I’m not going to risk death for a 1 in 10,000 chance of a random occurrence of a brain bleeding. It doesn’t make sense to me.”

Watch the full CHD Bus interview on CHD.TV!

*The opinions expressed by the hosts and guests in this show are not necessarily the views of Children’s Health Defense.

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