Blood donation, that is, voluntary blood donation for those who need it, is a noble cause. After all, your blood can save a person’s life. But often people are afraid to donate blood: they are afraid that it is unhealthy, that it hurts, that they can become infected, etc. Let us try to answer the most common questions regarding blood donation.
Can all be donors?
No, not all. A person can become a blood donor:
at the age of 18 to 60 years;
weighing at least 50 kg;
a citizen of the Russian Federation or living in Russia for at least a year on legal grounds;
not having medical contraindications to donation. Continue reading
By this name it is customary to understand the condition when the embryo (or fetus) does not grow and does not develop and dies. Frozen pregnancy is also known as failed.
This can happen at different times, however, as a rule, it is observed at the beginning: 3-4 weeks and 7-11 weeks are considered critical.
Another dangerous period is from the 16th to the 18th week.
Women are very upset by this event. Naturally, they have questions: “Why did this happen to me?”, “Will this happen again?”, “Can I get pregnant again? To endure and have a baby safely? ” Continue reading
To understand what threatens a pregnant woman with a Rhesus conflict, you should have an idea about him. Surely many have heard that our blood is Rh-positive or Rh-negative. Nevertheless, this is far from everyone.
Rhesus factor – what is it?
This is the name for a specific protein located on human red blood cells. Not everyone has it, but the majority – 85% of the world’s population. When it is, they say that the blood is Rh-positive, when it is absent – Rh-negative.
What does rhesus conflict mean during pregnancy? Continue reading