Easy bruising and bleeding. Am I deficient on a vitamin?

Unlikely. There are many possible reasons for "easy bruising and bleeding". A significant deficiency of vit k could cause abnormal bleeding, but this is unlikely with a normal diet. If this seems like a serious problem, you should be evaluated by your physician to determine the cause.

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Does the fact that my baby bruises easily mean he has a vitamin deficiency?

No. As older infants and toddlers become mobile, they often fall and develop minor injuries. Bruising on the legs, below the knees, is very common in toddlers. However, easy bruising in non-mobile infants, bruising in uncommon places (back, stomach, upper thighs), or frequent nose or mouth bleeding might be a sign that something is wrong with your babies clotting system and needs medical attention. Read more...
See the pediatrician. This is a tough question that really needs to be evaluated and answered by a health care provider who is actually seeing and caring for your baby. I would schedule an appointment with the pediatrician to get this checked out. Read more...

Is there a vitamin or supplement that can prevent easy bruising?

Vit k and vit e. Vitamin k, if deficient in some individuals can lead to extended bleeding times because a number of coag factors depend on this vitamin. In addition, excess vit e, a power antioxidant, can interfere with vit k, and lead to bleeding. Read more...