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Help - slightly panicking over whether recent MC might affect current preg as am Rhesus Negative and was not given anti-D

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helpet Wed 26-Aug-09 22:46:51

Hello - question is in the title really.

I MCd at 5+3 (prob. earlier) in July and am Rhesus Neg. The hosp didn't ask blood type when I was scanned then and to be honest I didn't even think it was relevant.

Had to have anti-D injections when preg with DC1. Am now preg again (5+5) and prob just finding anything and everything to panic me. Anyone know if this is potentially a problem for this tiny bean? Should I mention it to a doc? Won't have a booking in appt until after 12 week scan (touch wood) - London hospitals! Am a bit at sea - alone!

helpet Wed 26-Aug-09 22:51:10

OK - think I've just calmed myself down having found a similar thread - apparently you don't need anti-D with an MC before 12 weeks. THANK GOD for MN. I'm going to bed!

luckylam81 Thu 27-Aug-09 10:21:02

hi helpet i'm also rhesus neg (had anti d jags with dc1) and had early mc in december,was told i didnt need anti d because mc was before 12 weeks too,i'm now 26 weeks and everything is going really well,but i know how you feel espcially in the very early stages its very scary after having a previous mc,but the odds r in you favour to have a healthy pregnancy and a beautiful baby as an end result,

be positive (easier said than done,i know!)

oh and congratulations! grin

echops Sun 30-Aug-09 12:25:15

Hello. I had miscarriage at 6 weeks and wasn't given Anti-D. Am now 14 weeks pregnancy and was given Anti-D following a CVS test. I mentioned my concerns about not receiving it after my miscarriage but the Doctor wasn't concerned. Said at 6 weeks you wouldn't have created any fetal blood so there would be no need. Hope that helps.

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