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    Anon_126391 posted:
    My dad is on dialysis, end stage renal disease. I just had a baby by c-section and also found out I am anemic. I am a match but how likely is it that I can donate?
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    mrscora01 responded:
    From what I remember (it's been almost 10 years since my cousin donated to me) they want you to wait a year after having a baby before you donate. At least that's what my center wanted. The anemia could be from the pregnancy/birth or is it chronic? You will need to talk to the transplant center that will do the surgery to find out for sure. Thank you for considering this. It's wonderful.

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    cl1234 replied to mrscora01's response:
    I can't donate. I have PCOS and may be having surgery to have an ovary removed.


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