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Last Wednesday I went in for my blood work. You know, the quad screen, ect...? Well, Friday afternoon I get a call from the nurse at the Ob's office telling me there is something, "odd" about my results. Apparently my blood type tested differently this time around. It was O+ and is now reading O-. She noticed right away because she just worked up my chart on Wednesday. So she calls around to see what the deal is, and how it is my blood type is wrong. They verified that everything is correct. My different blood type is being attributed to something called, "weak D" antigen. The nurse had never heard of this before. According to the phlebotomist from the lab, it is rare, and until recently was hypothetical. Apparently I am still RH+, but the protein coating on my cells is irregular, so I may come back as RH- on some blood tests. Supposedly this will not affect the baby or I, but I have not been able to consult with a doc about any of it yet. I am only going on what I was able to glean from my own net search. I had to have more blood drawn today in order to prove my "weak D" status. That was fun with 3 kids in tow. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/eyesroll.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="roll">
 

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that is really strange! Let us know more when you find out!
 

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I remember my former MW asking me if I knew my blood type. I was a little shocked when she told me that blood types can change. Actually, I didn't believe her, I thought it was a little nutty<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/redface.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Embarrassment">
 

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That is interesting!
 

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A retest would be my first thought. There certainly are rare cases and you may be one of them, but mistakes are often made, too. My dd was reported to have a particular blood type that isn't possible between dh and I. They were trying to come up with some rare condition, but she was just typed wrong.<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/huh.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="huh">
 
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