Early Pregnancy Loss

Do Rh negative women who experience first trimester loss or who obtain a first trimester abortion require immunization with rho (d) immunoglobin (RhoGAM)?

Rh negative women who become exposed to Rh positive blood may become ‘alloimmunized,’ or develop anti-Rh antibodies. Women with Rh alloimmunization may have complications in future pregnancies, including hemolytic disease of the newborn. Rho (D) immunoglobulin (marketed as RhoGAM, containing … Continue reading