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can you donate blood while u are pregnant

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 1:47 PM on Jul. 1, 2008 in Pregnancy

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  • I don't know that you would not be able to, but most donor centers will not let you donate while you are pregnant because your body is already working hard to grow a baby, so you need all the blood you have to carry nutrients.
    Nicollynne

    Answer by Nicollynne at 1:51 PM on Jul. 1, 2008

  • As a nurse that worked for the American Red Cross Blood Services, the answer is a definite no.

    Your body is working to increase your blood volume, if you were to donate blood it would take over 40 days to make up that loss of red blood cells.
    girlneffy

    Answer by girlneffy at 1:58 PM on Jul. 1, 2008

  • No. They will not let you anyway
    motherdearest

    Answer by motherdearest at 2:05 PM on Jul. 1, 2008

  • no you cant.
    hendrickson

    Answer by hendrickson at 3:39 PM on Jul. 1, 2008

  • nope.
    princezzmommie

    Answer by princezzmommie at 1:47 AM on Jul. 2, 2008

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