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post #1 of 36 Old 10-15-2009, 09:39 AM Thread Starter
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What is your blood type?

I was going to start a poll, but I don't think most people will know what their blood type is

Do you guys know what your blood type is? Do any of you donate blood?

I recently had my man blood typed because we didn't know what his typing was. I have the recond rarest blood type with a negative Rh-that means that unless my honest happen to also be a rare blood type, I would have had to have some special follow ups during pregnancies. So I had him typed He happens to have the rarest blood type which matches mine! yeah! go me, excellent news for us. I now know I won't have to worry about anything now.

Any other moms out there who had to deal with this?

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post #2 of 36 Old 10-15-2009, 09:47 AM
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On the rarer side, I hear.

You guys planning on getting pregnant soon?

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post #3 of 36 Old 10-15-2009, 10:19 AM Thread Starter
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Originally Posted by JustDressageIt View Post
On the rarer side, I hear.

You guys planning on getting pregnant soon?
Oh Allie, we have the same blood type. Do you know what Rich is? and noooo, no planned pregnancies in the near future

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post #4 of 36 Old 10-15-2009, 10:47 AM
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I'm AB- with both pregnancies I had to have shots I believe it's 28 wks and then again after delivery. I think it's within 72 hours you have to have it but it's been over 11 years since I had a baby. I still carry my card in my wallet even though I am out of the baby-making business lol
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O + 1 person in 3 38.4%
O - 1 person in 15 7.7%
A + 1 person in 3 32.3%
A - 1 person in 16 6.5%
B + 1 person in 12 9.4%
B - 1 person in 67 1.7%
AB + 1 person in 29 3.2%
AB - 1 person in 167 0.7%

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post #5 of 36 Old 10-15-2009, 10:52 AM
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That is cool. Apparently, I am pretty common. I have A+. I gave blood once a long time ago but it is hard because sporadically, I get tattoos and/or a body piercing so the timeframe just doesn't work for me usually.
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post #6 of 36 Old 10-15-2009, 12:04 PM
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I'm B+ and do give blood from time to time, though I have the same issue as smrobs where I have to fit it in between tattoos...and travelling to strange places.

I'm also on the bone marrow donor list and once got a call to go to the next level of testing as I was a preliminary match for a 12 yr old girl. Unfortunately, I wasn't enough of a match after that.
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post #7 of 36 Old 10-15-2009, 12:10 PM
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Im o+ so is my husband and our 3 year old daughter......i've donated blood a couple times. From how i understood it from my obgyn when i got pregnant o+ can give blood to anyone but can only recieve o+ blood kinda weird.
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post #8 of 36 Old 10-15-2009, 12:24 PM
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I am 0-neg - I have never given blood - I had to have a Rogam (sp?) shot so many hours after the birth of my children - never any complications.
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post #9 of 36 Old 10-15-2009, 01:25 PM
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I'll have to look at my bloodwork when I go home.
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post #10 of 36 Old 10-15-2009, 01:31 PM
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I am O-
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