Newborn Medications

by Cathy Parkes February 07, 2024 Updated: February 16, 2024

Medications for the infant after delivery include "eyes and thighs".
Medications for the infant after delivery include "eyes and thighs": erythromycin ophthalmic ointment to prevent ophthalmia neonatorum, Vitamin K administered IM in the vastus lateralis to prevent bleeding, and the Hepatitis B vaccine administered IM in the other thigh.

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