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someone just said i "look anaemic"

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thecatsarecrazy Mon 28-Nov-16 16:47:28

Should I be worried or just think they're a bit rude? I had my blood taken on Oct 31st and midwife said it said low but its not low for a pregnant woman so its fine. Should I just go by that? I've been sleepy lately but put that down to being 31 weeks

DearMrDilkington Mon 28-Nov-16 16:50:10

probably wouldn't hurt to take some iron tablets, especially if it was low last time.

I wouldn't be offended about it though, my mum said the same and it turned out I was anaemic!

FizzBombBathTime Mon 28-Nov-16 16:51:20

Well if you have been tested them ignore

Both times I have been pregnant I get the same old 'you look so pale/anemic' bullshit.

My skin is naturally very very pale; but medical professionals don't listen to me. I have a blood test and guess what? Results come back normal 🙄

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