Tag: red blood cells

What is sickle cell disease?

What is sickle cell disease?

Sickle cell disease (also called SCD) is an inherited condition that affects a person’s red blood cells. Inherited means it’s passed from parent t ...
Anemia and pregnancy

Anemia and pregnancy

Anemia occurs when your blood doesn’t have enough healthy red blood cells to carry oxygen to the rest of your body. Without the right amount of oxygen ...