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From: "charlene hart" <>
Subject: Re: [BS-L] Blood types
Date: Tue, 05 Jun 2001 06:39:58 -0700
References: <F69VwVn20lbhsKd6QR700001ab2@hotmail.com>


I had to get a shot after each birth, to protect the next baby. I believe it was called rogam ( don't thik I spelled it right, but
that is how it is pronounced) Charlene

"K. BOYD" wrote:

> Jan, it is called Hemolytic Anemia of the newborn. The mothers antibodies
> and attack and kill the baby if the Rh factor is present.
>
> Kathleen
>
> From: "jcurtis" <>
> To: "K. BOYD" <>, <>
> Subject: Re: Re:[BS-L] Blood types
> Date: Mon, 4 Jun 2001 21:24:20 -0600
>
> I'm no expert on blood types...but isn't the negative a factor, as in when
> the baby is a different type of blood than the mother? I had a friend who
> was a "negative" and it posed a real risk when her baby was born, and they
> had to give the baby transfusions. I didn't understand it....still don't.
>
> Jan C.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: K. BOYD <>
> To: <>
> Date: Monday, June 04, 2001 12:22 PM
> Subject: Re:[BS-L] Blood types
>
> >First Coombs test was Positive for the Rh factor, but the second one was
> >Negative for the factor. Sounds like you are like my mother.....A+-
> >
> >Mom is a 'weak A' so I figure if I tested your blood and got those
> results,
> >I would say you are a 'weak O". With that designation, you would require
> A
> >Neg., or in your case, O Neg. should you require a transfusion to overt an
> >antibody-antigen reaction.
> >
> >Kathleen, IBSSG
> >"Life is a cycle; enjoy the ride!"
> >
> >
> >From: "Sue & Bobby Bates" <>
> >Reply-To: "Sue & Bobby Bates" <>
> >To:
> >Subject: Re:[BS-L] Blood types
> >Date: Mon, 4 Jun 2001 13:04:31 -0500
> >
> > Ok, I've got a question regarding this topic. Guess I probably
> >should've asked it of the nurses, etc., way back when, but this topic
> >just refreshed my memory about the subject.
> > Back in '69 when I had my son and received his hospital certificate
> >there was all the usual information on the envelope; mother's name,
> >etc. Next to my name and blood type was "O+ 1/2 neg." Anyone have
> >any suggestions as to what that might mean??
> >Best,
> >SueB-TLC
> >IBSSG
> >
> >
> >
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