Alexandra’s Story

Alexandra’s Story

I had my first son, James, in 2019. I did not know my blood type and I certainly had never heard the terms “alloimmunization” or “hemolysis” or even “bilirubin.” I had a RhoGAM® injection at 30 weeks and never gave it a second thought (in fact, I kept calling it “Rogaine” until someone gently reminded…

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Naomi’s Story

Naomi’s Story

Naomi found out that she had anti-K antibodies at 13 weeks pregnant. Her daughter was Kell positive and ended up needing 3 IUTs before being born at 36 weeks. This is their story.

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Brittany’s Anti-Fya Story

Brittany’s Anti-Fya Story

Brittany dealt with anti-Fya (titer 512). Her baby had regular MCA scans and required blood transfusions and a NICU stay after birth. This is their story.

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Using My Antibodies to Help Others

Using My Antibodies to Help Others

I still remember the day in December of 2012 when I was told that I had tested positive for Kell antibodies during my third pregnancy. It changed my life and my family forever. My red cell antibodies (maternal alloimmunization) attacked my baby in utero (hemolytic disease of the fetus and newborn) which resulted in her…

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Share Your Story

Share Your Story

You can help other families dealing with alloimmunization and HDFN. Moms repeatedly say that hearing what other families went through is one of the biggest blessings. Whatever your alloimmunization story involved, you can help other families by opening a window into what it was like for you and your family. You can provide hope, encouragement, and tips to help make someone else’s journey a little bit easier. 

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Emily and Nathan’s Story

Emily and Nathan’s Story

Emily dealt with anti-c, anti-E, and anti-Fya antibodies during her pregnancies. Her son and daughter both struggled with Jaundice after birth. Emily is currently pregnant and has started MCA scans at 14 weeks in her third sensitized pregnancy.

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Katie & Mike’s Story

Katie & Mike’s Story

Katie had a pregnancy with anti-D antibodies. She says, “We had excellent MFM care, but the after birth care was what we had the most issue with. There was an extreme lack of communication between MFM, Neonatology, and Pediatrics.” In Katie’s story, she urges parents to always trust those instincts!

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Bethany and Josh’s Story

Bethany and Josh’s Story

Bethany and Josh dealt with anti-Kell antibodies during several of their pregnancies. Learn how Bethany’s experiences are inspiring women to grow their families, encouraging women to fight for the right care, and improving outcomes for many babies with HDFN.

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Monique and David’s Story

Monique and David’s Story

Monique and David dealt with anti-E antibodies during their second and third pregnancies. Learn how Monique’s antibodies led to empowering women to be partners in their prenatal care and improved outcomes for many babies with HDFN.

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