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Compatible Blood Types For Pregnancy
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
Test for blood group and pregnancy are very different tests.
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No: I agree with dr garvey. The answer is no. But if a health care provider ever says the type is different from what was determined in the past, a patient should ask a doctor to review her chart. Also anyone ever needing a blood transfusion should ask to see the blood type on the bag before it is given. ...Read more
No: Don't worry about this. Generally, stop reading internet scare stuff about blood types -- most of this is simply made up. Best wishes. ...Read more
When develops baby's blood type? At what stage of pregnancy? I have negative blood my husband positive
Conception: Blood type is determined genetically, so the baby's blood type was determined at conception. Since you are rH negative, if you have vaginal bleeding or a miscarriage you will need to be treated with a product called rhogam to prevent future immune responses to any future pregnancies. ...Read more
What will happen if you have a negative blood type and your bf had a positive blood type during a pregnancy?
Rh negative: If a woman is Rh negative, and the father of her baby is Rh positive, there is a good chance that their baby will be Rh positive. When a Rh neg mom carries a Rh pos baby, there is a good chance that at some point during the pregnancy, their blood will mix and cause the mom's blood to make antibodies which attack the babies blood causing anemia. Mom's take rhogam to prevent this. ...Read more
Unclear question: Did you receive blood transfusion? If you did your blood group would have been determined before the transfusion. Please ask your doctor for the result of blood group typing. ...Read more
I was told during my first pregnancy (which was when I was 16) that my blood type had went from O+ to A- can that happen?
What do you recommend if I had to have hemoglobin shots during and after my second pregnancy what blood type would I be?
Won't change: It will stay the same. "Hemoglobin shots" are actually iron, I'll bet. ...Read more
I`m pregnant, have rh-positive blood type and Coombs test is positive. It`s my second pregnancy, in first I had negative coombs. Will my baby be ok?
If you have an RH negative blood type, it's not your first pregnancy are you more likely to miscarry?
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 more
How far along in pregnancy should you get Rhogam shot for Rh neg. Mothers. I had a mc and I had to get the shot could the blood type cause the mc.
Rhogam is for RH neg: For Rh-negative preg women, RhoGAM is usually not administered until their 28th week of pregnancy, and then again within 72 hours after delivery. It is also extremely important for Rh-negative women to receive this injection after any miscarriage or abortion in order to avoid future pregnancy complications. Blood type does not cause miscarriages. Miscarriages occur naturally 20% of the time. ...Read more
5wks pregnant after a miscarriage 5mths ago, told my blood type is negative an will need a needle with my next pregnancy, why? Should I be worried? '
Don't be worried: All women who have a negative blood type should get an injection of Rhogam around 28 weeks of gestation and anytime during the pregnancy that they have bleeding. If the baby has a positive blood type, your immune system may make antibodies against the baby's blood. Rhogam prevents this. Its not something to worry about if you are getting good pre-natal care. Best wishes! ...Read more
If two family member wanted to get married with the same blood type, what is the chances of pregnancy and the baby for future? Does genetic test help
Had my second miscarriage in4 months a few days ago. I was 4-5weeks. Blood type A-. Didn't do RHO. Am I at risk for next pregnancy. My doc says is ok.?
Yes: If your partner is not A- you definately need Rhogam ...Read more
Wrong: Anybody can donate plasma. A few rare individuals have conditions that make that plasma unsuitable. You'll be told if that's you. ...Read more
Yes: Both tests check to see whether the pregnancy hormone, known as HCG (human chorionic gonadotropin) is present. The qualitative HCG simply gives a result as to whether any HCG is present or not. The quantitative HCG test actually measures the level of the HCG in the blood. This can be helpful in diagnosis of abnormal pregnancies such as ectopic, molar, or miscarriage. ...Read more
What produces "early pregnancy factor" (epf) in the blood 24-48 hours after fertilization? Why isn't this type of test used to determine pregnancy?
All types of pregnancy symptoms but ultrasound and blood test did not detect could I be pregnant?
No: If your ultrasound and blood test are negative, there is something else causing your symptoms. ...Read more
I use to take I pills after intercourse and my dr said to do blood test s.Bhcb type please help I don't think there is a possibility of pregnancy?
Take a test: Anyone having intercourse without birth control or condoms may get pregnant. Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctors office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. Emergency birth control decreases the risk. ...Read more
I had a + pregnancy test last week. Last night I had excruciating cramps w/ lots of clotted blood. Alsohad white/gray gel type substance. Miscarriage?
Go to emergency room: If you are having severe pain and have a positive pregnancy test I would go to the er immediately. ...Read more
I had a dark blood clot type come out while urinating and I'm unsure of pregnancy due to my period being late. What can that mean?
R/O KIDNEY STONE: Hematuria=blood in urine Flank pain with those symptoms is concerning for kidney stone or kidney infection. You need a full exam labs urine C&S. 24 urine for stone analysis kidney ultrasound or CT. And usually empiric antibiotic therapy pending the results. Make sure to strain your urine and try to capture any debris, it may be a kidney stone. Push fluids water/cranberry juice. Also Urology Dr ...Read more
Many: A+, a-, b+, b-, ab+, ab-, o+, o-. If you are getting a blood transfusion, there are many other factors to take into consideration. Kell, lewis, and other factors have to be matched so that there won't be a reaction. Without a perfect match, you may have a big problem in a transfusion situation. ...Read more