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Baby Mack needed 28 blood transfusions to survive.

Rh Disease leads to 28 transfusions for baby Mack

January 10, 2016

After losing one child to a rare condition — Rh Disease — Ozark, Missouri, mom Tiffany LaRose is determined not to let it take a second child from her. In 2014, her daughter Rylee was stillborn, diagnosed with Hemolytic Disease of the Newborn which means the bone marrow was not producing new red blood cells. […]

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Newborn’s transfusion inspires annual blood drive

November 5, 2015

When Dana and Bill Powers checked in to Mercy Hospital in Springfield for their son’s birth in February 2009, everything appeared to be progressing normally. “As soon as he was born, the alarms in the room started going off,” said Bill. “The nurses came in and got him. They pulled me to come with him. Dana […]

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