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Is it safe to be a blood donor while pregnant?

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Dr. Alan Patterson
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: ABSOLUTELY NOT !!

U need all of your blood during your pregnancy, but u should ask all pregnancy related ?S to your OB it is your ob's job to answer every and all ?S related to your pregnancy.

In brief: ABSOLUTELY NOT !!

U need all of your blood during your pregnancy, but u should ask all pregnancy related ?S to your OB it is your ob's job to answer every and all ?S related to your pregnancy.
Dr. Alan Patterson
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Dr. Amy Herold
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: No

It is important to keep blood flow to the uterus to deliver oxygen and nutrients to the baby.
Anemia, or a low blood count is a common complication of pregnancy. It is not advised to donate blood during pregnancy to avoid complications from anemia that may happen from removing your important blood volume.

In brief: No

It is important to keep blood flow to the uterus to deliver oxygen and nutrients to the baby.
Anemia, or a low blood count is a common complication of pregnancy. It is not advised to donate blood during pregnancy to avoid complications from anemia that may happen from removing your important blood volume.
Dr. Amy Herold
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