Carriers

Carriers

What does it mean to be a genetic carrier of an inheritable blood or bleeding disorder? Learn more in HemAware.

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Kari Peepe, 35, has platelet storage pool disorder and laughingly describes herself as a bit of a klutz. This Rohnert...
The Carrier Barrier
They experience similar bleeds and bruises as men with mild hemophilia, yet they’re called “symptomatic carriers.” Why?
For years, Wayne Cook III thought he was the only child in his family to escape a bleeding disorder. One...
Young woman who is a hemophilia carrier
Leah Brunnings was a healthy 7-year-old when her 10-month-old brother, Zachariah, was diagnosed with severe hemophilia A. It was 1987...
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The National Hemophilia Foundation (NHF) wants all women in the US to be able to raise their fingers in the...
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A new surveillance project could lead to improved treatment and diagnosis of women and girls with bleeding disorders. The Centers...
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Pregnant women expecting a baby with hemophilia now have a stronger case for choosing a scheduled cesarean delivery rather than...
Female carrier of hemophilia
For women hemophilia carriers, the choice to add a child to the family goes far beyond the question: “Should we...
Pregnant woman with a bleeding disorder
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See cover article, "Pregnant Pause."Pregnancy and birth are often times of great joy, but they can also be times of...
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