This brochure for parents provides straightforward information and advice on the importance of all newborn babies to receiving vitamin K.

The document outlines the options for the route of administration of vitamin K. The document also advises whom parents should contact if they require additional information and guidance.

This brochure is based on the Joint statement and recommendations on vitamin K administration to newborn infants to prevent vitamin K deficiency bleeding in infancy, that was re-issued by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) in October 2010.