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7458937 tn?1391882099

O- blood?

What needs to be done differently with pregnant women with O- blood. The father still needs to be tested for his blood type, but I know if his is positive then there's something I need to do..

Haven't been to the doctor quite yet and just curious. Thanks ladies.
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Its my case too..i am O - and my husband A+.  If u are negative and you have a second baby who is positive, ur body may try to reject it... so your doc will give u a kind of a vaccine around the 28th week to prevent it from happening.
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I'm o- n I've never heard of anything we're suppose to do while pregnant besides the normal stuff
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Rhogam shot at 28wks. Another after u deliver and baby will receive one after birth too. They do NOT hurt. Barely even notice, and is typically administered in the hip.
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I'm glad I found this out something to check in to with the doctor
7458937 tn?1391882099
Thanks so much!  Couldn't remember if it was a shot or whatnot.  I can handle a shot lol.
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I just had my blood work for it this morning and have to go back tomorrow for my shot, I'm o- and my husband is o+.
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I had to have an injection called anti-d .. I had one at 12weeks, one at 28weeks and if babh is positive I have to have another one after birth. It doesnt hurt at all :)
7157499 tn?1411821385
I know for my friend all they had to do was give her a shot once before the baby was born, and than again while she was in labour.
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im ab- and i have to do the same thing for any pregnancy no matter what blood type my baby is because its a risk drs arent willing to take.
6202880 tn?1380332653
You'll get a Rhogam shot at 28 weeks and after birth because if your blood mixes with baby's blood your body can attack the baby.
6202880 tn?1380332653
Oops, sorry for the repeat •_•
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When I had my second I had to have five of them BC I showed positive for antibodies and 8 weeks nothing to it though as long as u get the shots
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If the baby is + you need to get shots or a shot however a reaction won't be present in you until your second baby.
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I Have a- Blood Type And I Have To Go For A Rhogam Shot On March 6, I Will Be 28 Weeks. My Fiance Doesnt Remember What His Blood Type Is, So I Need The Shot Just Incase His Is Positive. I Was Told I Get A Shot After Delivery And If The Baby Has A Positive Blood Type, She Will Get A Shot. If Babys Blood Type Is Negative, They Dont Need The Shot.
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