I went to my obstetrician and she told me something in comparison to hemoglobin.So I thought blood cells and she said "anemia".She said I have a trait that has sickle-cell.So they want my boyfriend to do a test to check his hemoglobin to see if he might have sickle-cell or anemia.I told her if she could do a quad test when I am in month 3 for genetic disorders.I honestly think its my side.My sister has anemia.And I'm scared.Depression runs in my family and I strongly feared that maybe the baby could have depression.But then this shows up and its scaring me.This has made me closer to my baby because I know they will need me if something is wrong.They want to test him to make sure he also doesn't have any traits because then it is a higher chance for sickle-cell.But if its only on my side then we'll know that it is not his genetics sickle-cell runs in.I'm just a little nervous.My father already told me to have an abortion and so did his parents.I don't want them to think that this is more of a reason to have an abortion.Since I know depression runs in my family,I figured that I can handle it more because I have depression and I'll know what to do.But how can I handle this?I know my boyfriend's mother.And I don't want her to find out.
Answer by tntmom1027 at 10:03 PM on Nov. 16, 2013
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