The Baby

If you suspect the development of hemolytic disease of the fetus's future mother will provide constant medical supervision. You must select the most favorable moment for the birth of a child. Dangerous to be early or late delivery, the most optimal time – 35-37 weeks. To determine whether the threatening hemolytic disease of the fetus, doctors need to collect information about the expectant mother: The history pregnant, all the information about previous birth and abortion, for diseases that could contribute to the production of antibodies. Once a month, while in the second half of pregnancy, every two weeks, an expectant mother is taken from the vein for blood antibody. On demand spend ultrasound. Only a complete examination of all factors will help the doctor to confirm or refute the diagnosis.

Otherwise, you can make a mistake. For example, an ultrasound visible symptoms appearing in a fetus with hemolytic disease, such as thickening of the placenta, fetal hypoxia, the increase in the size of the stomach. However, other diseases are found such symptoms. With the approaching date of birth, doctors perform a series analysis in order to identify the most appropriate term births. Sometimes you have to resort to the study of amniotic fluid to determine the presence of antibodies, bilirubin, etc.

Unfortunately, the delivery can not be predict with accuracy whether a child hemolytic disease and severity. This disease can occur in utero and during birth, or later. For the appearance of the baby into the world should follow the doctor neonatologist, an hour after birth on his hands will be blood tests for Rh factor, the level of bilirubin and antibodies. Thus, the doctor will be able to precisely determine the baby is sick or not. Hemolytic disease of infants can be different degrees of severity. Often, it manifests itself only in the form of anemia, ie, decrease in hemoglobin level. In this case, the infant blood bilirubin increased, which adversely affects the liver and brain. Hemolytic disease is certainly severe pathology, but nowadays it can be successfully treated. If you have Rh-negative blood, and you want to have a strong and healthy baby, you have two options. In – First, we must avoid accidental connections, and hence the probable abortion. Must bear at the first pregnancy under medical supervision, with the track, that you get a shot of immunoglobulin. The second option will allow you to have as many children, even without prophylaxis. But this father of the child should have a negative Rh factor blood, as an expectant mother. Of course, not so often match the Rh factor, but for women to realize their aim, There are no barriers.