2/9/2009

Marilyn McCarthy and Elizabeth Pascoe both have been donating Rh-negative blood for more than 20 years to help pregnant women with rare blood types prevent a fatal condition known as hemolytic disease of the newborn. Rh-negative blood is an important component of a drug called RhoGAM that is injected in women early in their third trimester and soon after delivery to prevent their babies from developing the condition.

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