What is adequate intake of vitamin K in children?

Updated: Dec 26, 2017
  • Author: Mark Rosenbloom, MD, MBA; Chief Editor: Michael A Miller, MD  more...
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Adequate intakes in children are as follows:

  • Age 0-6 months - 2 mcg

  • Age 6-12 months - 2.5 mcg

  • Age 1-3 years - 30 mcg

  • Age 4-8 years - 55 mcg

  • Age 9-13 years - 60 mcg

  • Age 14-18 years - 75 mcg (including pregnancy and lactation)


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