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    10-15-2009, 09:39 AM
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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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    10-15-2009, 09:47 AM
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B-
On the rarer side, I hear.

You guys planning on getting pregnant soon?
     
    10-15-2009, 10:19 AM
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Originally Posted by JustDressageIt    
B-
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
     
    10-15-2009, 10:47 AM
  #4
Weanling
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
I found this on a Red Cross website I thought it would be cool to share

TYPES
DISTRIBUTION


RATIOS

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%
     
    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.
     
    10-15-2009, 12:04 PM
  #6
Trained
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.
     
    10-15-2009, 12:10 PM
  #7
Foal
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.
     
    10-15-2009, 12:24 PM
  #8
Weanling
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.
     
    10-15-2009, 01:25 PM
  #9
Trained
I'll have to look at my bloodwork when I go home.
     
    10-15-2009, 01:31 PM
  #10
Trained
I am O-
     

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