The appropriate approach to a neonate presenting with vaginal bleeding on day 4 or life is:
A. Administration of vitamin K
B. Investigation for bleeding disorder
C. No specific therapy
D. Administration of 10 ml/kg of fresh frozen plasma over 4 hours
Correct answer : C. No specific therapy
Vaginal bleeding can occur in 3rd – 7th day after birth. It occurs due to withdrawal of maternal hormones. It usually subsides in 2-3 days. No specific treatment is required.