Vitamin K supplementation during pregnancy

Vitamin K supplements during pregnancy.
Vitamin K requirements through pregnancy.

In most cases, vitamin K supplementation is not necessary during pregnancy. Pregnant women don’t have greater needs of vitamin K. They only require 90 mcg of vitamin K. They can get this dose from food.

Certain drugs may cause vitamin K deficiency.[1]

Actually, the richest sources of vitamin K are leafy green vegetables. Cabbage, spinach, kale, and broccoli are the richest common foods in vitamin K.

Carrot juice, pumpkin, pomegranate, blueberries, and grapes contain decent amount of vitamin K as well.

Always consult your physician before taking any dietary supplement or changing your diet.