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Was anyone able to avoid the Vitamin K shot in a NYC hospital birth?
With the first one I didn't do the homework and while I was ready to refuse vaccines I didn't know that by law I can't refuse the Vitamin K. Now that we are in round 2, I am wondering if there is any way around it.
 

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Short answer: No.

Long answer: No. The law specifically requires injected Vitamin K and antibiotic ointment. There are no exemptions. ACS can be called, and I have heard of it happening (ACS will take temporary custody and meds will be given). The law still applies in OOH settings; it's simply not enforceable at home as there's no one else around to call.
 
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