Answer: If its your first ever pregnancy you will be given anti -d within 72 hr afterbirth of rh(+) baby. Immunisation of Rhesus negative women with anti-D after the birth of a Rhesus positive infant reduces the chances of developing Rhesus antibodies. Mothers and babies may have incompatible blood characteristics (such as Rhesus positive babies and Rhesus negative mothers). After the birth of a Rhesus positive infant, Rhesus negative women are given an injection of anti-D, which aims to prevent the women forming antibodies that would attack the red cells of a Rhesus positive baby in a future pregnancy. Such antibodies may make the baby anaemic and if severe enough can cause the baby to die.
Answer: Yes necessary if second pregnancy. Many doctors give it for first too. To be safe side. You can take one at 28 week and one at 34 week. After delivery also baby will be monitored.
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Question: My blood group is B-ve. indirect combs test is negative. Is anti D injection require?
Answer: Hi. Yes. You need to take anti D. If its 1st pregnancy then also some doctors prefer anti D. But if second its compulsary to take the anti D injection. I too am a b(-)ve mom and i too had the dosage. Good luck.
Question: Hi, my blood group is O-ve and husband's A+ve. ICT report has come negative. What does it mean and should i take Anti-D injection?
Answer: You should take however between 26 and 28 weeks to avoid any effect on your baby. And one more injection within 72 hrs after delivery if baby has positive blood group.
Question: My blood group is O -ve when should i take injection for it ?
Answer: injections should be taken in week 24 and 38 t you can ask dr now