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COVID-19 Vaccines and Fertility

I’m searching for a good home for this piece, but in the meantime I think the information needs to get out! So, I’m dusting off this old blog. The group I have seen most hesitant about taking the new COVID-19 vaccines is women of reproductive age who care about their fertility. I’d like to (1)…

The Romance of Meiosis

Another entry in the Woven Together series talking about the fascinating development of a little person. This series deviates from the main content of the blog – how things go wrong – to tell how things go right. I hope you enjoy! Meiosis. This word probably conjures up memories of high school biology class where…

Rh Disease – Sweet, Sweet Blood Cells – Part 2

Welcome back!  Click here for Part 1.  Last time we left off with mom’s body sending anti-RhD antibodies through the placenta to her second baby. What happens to baby?  In all cases of Rh disease, baby loses some RBCs – in fact, baby’s own immune system destroys the RBCs because they were marked with maternal…

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