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Does Your Blood Type Change With Pregnancy
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
Is it possible that a blood type changes from rh- to rh+ without pregnancy? Used to be A- but recent blood donation says I'm A+
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
Unsure: It is not clear what you mean by "blood routine.” Perhaps you are referring to your menstrual cycle. If you are pregnant then you do not have periods. If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. ...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
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