Low blood count

Discussion in 'Third Trimester' started by Kayelle, Feb 9, 2012.

  1. Kayelle

    Kayelle Well-Known Member

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    Just had a letter after my bloods, and it says I might need ironbut can anyone tell me what the result means?
    It says Hb 12 feritin ( I think this is the word, bad handwriting!) 9(LO)

    Thanks x
     
  2. My1stBaby

    My1stBaby Well-Known Member

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    well Hb 12 is your hemoglobin result, but 12 is a healthy level so i dont know why they would say you need iron. they usually make you take iron if you Hb is lower than 11 in pregnancy.... dont know what that random word is though lol

    not sure ive been much help :s

    xxx
     
  3. emmielucy

    emmielucy Well-Known Member

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    I was 9 and got given iron tablets recently.
     
  4. cosmicgirl

    cosmicgirl Well-Known Member

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    My hb was 6 and I had to have a blood transfusion!! I'm sure iron tablets will sort you out xx
     
  5. emmielucy

    emmielucy Well-Known Member

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    how do u go that low?
     
  6. Kayelle

    Kayelle Well-Known Member

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    Thank you my1st, you have been helpful! I'm not too worried then, I had a break from my pregnacare tabs as I ran out for 2 weeks, I got new pack like a day after bloods so not worried.
    How did you get so low cosmic? X
     

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