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Nursing Diagnosis For Rh Incompatibility
Not used for it: The ABO and rhesis blood grouping systems are separate issues altogether. Rhogam is used to prevent an rh- mother from becoming sensitized to a rh+ baby & developing antibodies that would destroy some of the babies blood for that or future pregnancies. The Rhogam has no effect on potential ABO issues. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pre/post delivery???: In a o- mom, prenatal care will include tests to monitor babies status.A firstborn is unlikely to have major pbms & a shot in pregnancy can buffer any o-/+ issues.Babies who tests show changes that suggest a rh reaction in pregnancy are rarely seen any more due to these precautions. Early delivery ahd transfusions might be required in such a case to monitor anemia and jaundice. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Huge subject: Whole textbooks deal with this subject. It's so large I wouldn't even be able to refer you to a reliable website. You may want to start with the AABB American Association of Blood Banks. Blood for transfusion should only be given when it is truly, really required -- and when it does, it's a huge life-saver. ...Read more
The clients blood typing reveals Rh antigens what blood type would the client have Rh receptive, Rh negative , Rh resistant, Rh positive
Could RH neg mother carry RH pos father's baby to term? With shot given and 2 miscarriages? What's the possibility?
Had 2 miscarriages recently. I'm RH neg and babys father is RH pos. RH shot given both times. Any chance of carrying his child to full term?
MTHFR: Many causes are unknown. One that can be tested for is the MTHFR gene defect. Ask your obgyn or geneticist. It stands for methyltetrahydrofolate reductase. This gene controls the metabolism of folic acid and can lead to miscarriages if there is a problem with this enzyme. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When do antibodies from a mother not receiving a rhogam injection in an Rh negative baby cause serious problems for a subsequent pregnancy?
Rhogam refused: Failing to administer, or failing to accept Rhogam when needed is asking for very serious trouble. If an rh negative woman delivers and rh positive baby and does not get immunized, any future pregnancy with an rh positive baby is likely to be affected -- severe jaundice & brain damage at birth, or baby bloating and dying in the womb. Used to be very common and should never occur. ...Read more
Can a O negative blood group father and a A positive mother have healthy children. Does the mother require any shots during pregnancy ?
Yes.: The A positive mother does not require Rhogam. OB guidelines in most countries are adequate to provide for a healthy pregnancy and delivery . Requirements for anti D immunoglobulin admin. is for the rhesus negative mother given before exposure to RhD antigen. Incompatibility in the ABO system can be very easily managed by the OB and the peds/neonatologist. Take care. www.healthtap.com/dr-nnebe ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can a blood group a positive mother and a blood group b positive father give birth to an o positive child?
Blood types: Yes. Blood type is determined by the presence or absence of genes encoding the a or b protein on the red blood cell surface. It only takes one copy of the a or b gene to generate the respective protein. So if the mother was ao and the father was bo they would have a 25% chance of an oo child. If either parent had two copies of the gene an o type would be impossible. ...Read more
Blood group antigen: Rhesus (rh) blood group is one of the more than 20 different blood group systems. One of the markers in rh system is "d" that is used in the terminology you inquired about. If rh d is present the person is rh positive and vice versa. See this site for more info (more than one needs) http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/books/nbk2269/. ...Read more
Not if first preg.: Rh sensitization usually occurs after delivery of a child who is Rh +, and mom is -. Fetal blood may mix with maternal blood. If not given Rhogam (antibodies against Rh + blood) her immune system will be sensitized to Rh+. Fathers who are Rh+ may be carriers of Rh - , with 50% chance of an Rh - infant with no risk. Even if sensitized, fetal therapy can allow survival of an Rh + baby. ...Read more
Father jean: Rh positive is from the father jean. ...Read more
Vitamin K & C: I have attached a link below which has a list of common drugs and food items that should be avoided and the associated risk of hemolysis if ingested. Hopefully this helps with other food items as well. http://www.g6pd.org/en/G6PDDeficiency/SafeUnsafe.aspx ...Read more
My child tested neg. for alpha thalassemia during her newborn screening but pos. mths after a blood transfusion? Was the donor's blood still present?
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