Your baby may require one or many small blood transfusions. With the doctor's written order, your family or friends can donate blood to be given to your baby through Cedars-Sinai's "Directed Donor" program.
It takes at least 48 hours to test this blood to see if it is a good match for your baby. All donated blood, direct or not, is carefully screened. A blood donor recruiter can discuss the "Directed Donor" program with you. She may be contacted at (310) 423-2414. Blood donations can be made by calling the Cedars-Sinai Blood Donor Facility at (310) 423-5346 for an appointment. Any blood donations are greatly appreciated.
For more information on hours, locations, and donor eligibility, please visit the Cedars-Sinai Blood Donation Center.
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