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Can The Same Blood Type Prevent Pregnancy
Complications: Women who are prone to forming blood clots may have a hard time carrying a pregnancy. Blood clots can cause complications for the fetus because of interference with blood flow through the placenta, for example. If you have a history of blood clots and wish to get pregnant, you might consider speaking to your ob/gyn. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
My blood type is o positive, and my husband is a negative. Will we have a+/- children, and would that make for high risk pregnancies?
Possible issue: I would not consider an a/o incompatibility issue high risk, but worthy of monitoring. In your lifetime you have likely been sensitized to the proteins on the a blood cells & your antibodies will cross into baby & boost his/her chances of having jaundice.Most do well without rx & some require some special monitoring & help.I can remember only 1 case in 3 decades that gave me any real trouble. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Avoid trauma: The human reproductive system was designed to function properly despite challenges--so likely there will be no issue, except possibly right at delivery, but uncommon. If you are an "a", could be aa or ao, and mom must be "oo" to be type o, so have 50% chance baby will be type o, and non-issue. Talk to your OB to allay concerns. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
CONDOMS: A currently dated one that is placed promptly and used properly. ...Read more
Abstinence: The truthful answer to your question is abstinence - not having sex. This is the only method that guarantees pregnancy prevention. The others all are about the same - they have about a 98% success rate if used appropriately and with every sexual encounter. But that still means 1-2 out of every 100 will still get pregnant with these methods, and if you are that 1-2 person, you will be pregnant. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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