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Big 'C' and little 'e' antibodies

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womaninthewildsofwales Fri 08-Jan-16 12:26:31

Hi, second pregnancy where these have shown up- last time nothing came back as positive for antibodies until 28 weeks and then every time I mentioned it, the consultant brushed it aside and talked about my history of preterm birth instead. Meaning that me and dh had no idea that this could cause a problem with a further pregnancy... and here we are! 16 weeks pregnant with every alarm bell in the hospital sounding when I have a blood test hmm my titre levels are 1:64 for C and 1:2 for e.

Can anyone shed any light on what the problems may be that we face? Or has anyone got experience of these antibodies?

AliBingo Fri 08-Jan-16 22:13:11

I had the little e ones in 3rd pregnancy but they never increased to a significant level. Think the risk was anaemia in newborn requiring a transfusion, or in extreme case may have needed to deliver early in order to treat. But apparently almost all if the time, it's all fine and no need for treatment.

AveEldon Sat 09-Jan-16 16:29:46

Some other threads with useful info

Here is the RCOG guideline

Have they checked your DH's blood type?
Have you been referred to fetal medicine?

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