With my last two (healthy) pregnancies, I had a condition called gestational thrombocytopenia, which just means that my platelet count was below normal and the same is true this time. 360 more words
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There’s an urgent call for donations from Canadian Blood Services.
The organization recently appealed to Canadians to fill more than 150,000 donation appointments by Canada’s 150th birthday, to ensure that there is enough blood to meet patient needs throughout the summer. 130 more words
June 14th is World Blood Donor Day. Established by the World Health Organization in 2004, World Blood Donor Day thanks donors and raises awareness for the global need of blood products. 248 more words
Blood is an incredibly complex fluid that uses the network of blood vessels to take the essential supplies such as oxygen and nutrients around the body that we need every day. 1,162 more words