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What is FIGO mission and how does it work?
The International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) has Member Societies in 130 countries/territories.
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How do blood groups affect Rh disease?
Is important to know the blood group to prevent Rh disease
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Can Rh disease be treated?
Rh disease can be treated. Treatment of the baby is based on how severe the loss of red blood cells is (anemia).
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A part from medical consequences, in developing countries in Rh disease, a social stigma for the affected mothers?
Mother Rh sensitization and the direct consequences for pregnancy can have direct social consequences, including stigma.
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In which countries the incidence of Rh disease is still high and why?
Rh disease continues to be a public health problem in low- and middle-income countries.
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How anti D prophylaxis changed epidemiology of Rh disease in the last 50 years?
For the last 50 years, Anti-D prophylaxis has provided a very safe and effective therapy for the suppression of mother sensitization and prevention of Rh disease
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What is hemolytic disease of newborn?
Hemolytic disease of the newborn, is a very serious disease
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What are the consequences of Rh disease for the mother?
Rh sensitization has no health consequences for the mother. However if she is sensitized, her developing fetus would be at risk.
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What is the Rh factor and how does it affect pregnancy?
Rh disease occurs during pregnancy when there is an incompatibility between the blood types of the mother and baby.
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Is Rh diseadse still a priority worldwide?
Rh disease is still a problem in many parts of the world. 300 thousand babies are either handicapped or die every year because of this condition.
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Can you share first-hand experience with us?
I can remember when - fifty years ago - Rh disease was a problem in Europe, Canada, the USA
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What FIGO can do to eradicate Rh disease worldwide?
FIGO believes we can solve this devastating problem in the world with three simple steps: • Raising public awareness of the risks of the disease • Routine blood type testing of all pregnant women • Pr
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How can Rh disease be prevented?
Prevention of Rh disease is highly preferable to treatment. An Rh-negative blood mother (who is not yet sensitized) should receive one or two shots of anti-D immunoglobulin.
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What is jaundice and why we should worry about?
jaundice may cause seizures and brain damage in the newborn.
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When does mother immunization occur during pregnancy?
An Rh- negative mother could form Rh- antibodies (immunized) when carrying an Rh-positive baby. This is more likely during birth, but occasionally happens during pregnancy.