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because my labs came back testing positve for "antibody E"

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what the french does that mean???

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yeah that ^
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so far i have found info on *one* site, and it seems it is similar to being Rh-, but there isnt' a shot i can just get in my last half of preg etc to make my body not attack the baby's blood supply.

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I remembered reading something about Positive for Antibody E test results a while back and this is what I found in the archive. Sorry I can't be more help!

http://www.mothering.com/discussions.../t-667762.html

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I remembered reading something about Positive for Antibody E test results a while back and this is what I found in the archive. Sorry I can't be more help!

http://www.mothering.com/discussions.../t-667762.html


thanks for that link. this is the only one i found that really had much info, and it basically said the same thing, that it is an rh thing, and that i should have monthly labs to check levels, ultrasounds at a frequency MUCH more often than the 1 that i was actually planning, and likely an amnio and if the amnio results aren't good, the baby could need a transfusion in utero.

http://pregnancyandbaby.com/pregnanc...nancy-4067.htm

thing is i REALLY hate needles, and i know there are risks to amnios to the baby(miscarriage etc), so i'm wondering if i could get around that ...

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i was hoping that with as big as mdc is, that there were some other mamas who might have info for me, or one of our midwives/birth professionals, but so far...

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try posting in the birth professionals board, or the pregnancy board, with anti-E in the title.

Did you find these?
http://www.babyworld.co.uk/faq/indiv...&question=2390

http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/j...TRY=1&SRETRY=0

Googing anti-e pregnancy gave me lots of results
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try posting in the birth professionals board, or the pregnancy board, with anti-E in the title.

Did you find these?
http://www.babyworld.co.uk/faq/indiv...&question=2390

http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/j...TRY=1&SRETRY=0

Googing anti-e pregnancy gave me lots of results
thanks! tghe second link didn't work but the 1st was reassuring. i asked here on the birth professionals board, and had zero responses...

when i was searching i was typing out antibody e, and neither came up, will try shortening it

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Did you read this whole thread? You may be able to PM some of these moms if they are still around for some more info & support?

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I'm Anti-E, too. I'm PMing you with some info.
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thanks ladies!

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I just stumbled across a thread in the August DDC, the mom's screen name is adoremybabe, and her thread is something like "a phone call I didn't expect" or similar to that. She also just found out she has antigen E, and she explained how her OB described it to her. You two might want to talk

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thnx 2boyzmama. there are 3 of us...

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