What Does Being Rh Negative Mean for Your Pregnancy?

What does being Rh negative in pregnancy mean

I talk about what being Rh negative in pregnancy means to you – and your baby – in this episode. What's the deal with getting Rhogam (Anti-D). How do you make the right choice for you and your baby.

Topics I Cover in This Podcast:

  • What Rh status is and how you know if it effects your pregnancy
  • Why it's such a touchy topic!
  • How sensitization can occur during a pregnancy (or before pregnancy)
  • What keeps the first baby safe from sensitization
  • How to test for sensitization
  • Steps you can take to prevent sensitization
  • What's the deal with Rhogam injections? Should you have it done?
  • Finding out baby's blood type

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What does being Rh negative in pregnancy mean

About the author 


Kristen is childbirth educator, student midwife, and a mama to 8 - all born naturally! She has spent years helping mamas have healthy babies, give birth naturally, and enjoy the adventure of motherhood. Find her on her website NaturalBirthandBabyCare.com and helping families through her online childbirth class MamaBabyBirthing.com

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