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ok i posted this in another forum...and not getting any response.......i just found out that im 13 weeks pregnant and im rh neg. blood type, i had 2 miscarriages before 12-05 and 07-06. im preg again for the 2nd time and i didnt get a rhogam shot and i have been having back pain, cramping on my left side, (the only ovary i have) and alot of milky discharge. should i be worried that im having another miscarriage?
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1289166 tn?1285255967
I'm also B negative and got my shot when I was 17 weeks pre..it's not too late for u yet
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1328841 tn?1315683816
Cool i was unaware of that. Thanks for clarifying.=D
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134578 tn?1642048000
This is from another website:

As a part of the blood testing in standard prenatal care, most doctors check the woman’s blood type in order to identify women for whom Rh incompatibility is a concern. Originally, recommendations were to give the injections to women who had given birth. The recommendations then changed to include a RhoGAM shot around 28 weeks of pregnancy. Although few studies exist on using Rh immune globulin for first-trimester miscarriages, many doctors do recommend them because of a theoretical risk of sensitization after miscarriages with the idea that the potential benefits outweigh the minimal risk. The shot needs to be given within about 72 hours of the onset of the miscarriage in order to be effective.

If you did not get a RhoGAM shot, do not panic -- remember that the risk of sensitization after a miscarriage is relatively small. However, you should inform your doctor of your concern. Your doctor can order a blood test to check your Rh sensitization status. In the event that you did develop anti-Rh antibodies, treatments for Rh incompatibility do exist and your doctor will know to observe your future pregnancies closely for signs of problems so as to intervene early if needed.
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1328841 tn?1315683816
First off you need to get the shot. Your being rh neg means your body thinks the baby is the enemy. Second back pain is normal most of the time in pregnancy, lots of women do get crampy feelings on the left or right sides, the crampy feeling on the side where your ovary is could very well just be because the baby most like implanted on the left side. Milky disharge is normal for a pregnancy, its different for every woman they can have none or alot. If you are still worried or things get any worse i would call your Dr and tell him how scared you are. Trust me bugging the Dr. to get reassurance to make you stop stressing is better for both you and the baby. I hope this helps some. Lots of luck.
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