Are you wondering what your blood type is? It is not a common question unless you’ve found yourself needing medical attention a time or few. Even if you did know your blood type once upon a time, maybe you need reminding.
Knowing your blood type is important, particularly in the case of an emergency and if a blood transfusion is needed. Having the blood type of not only yourself, but your children and your spouse is wise and can be a life-saving move if an emergency occurs.
Maybe you decide you want to become a blood donor and being knowledgeable about your blood type will help in the process of knowing what recipients can receive your donation.
Whatever the case, learning about blood types and determining your own blood type is important.
What are the different blood types?
There are eight major blood types, and these are categorized by groups – Group A, Group B, Group AB, and Group O.
The most common or main blood groups are:
The rarest blood types are:
What determines blood types?
Your blood type, which does not change and remains the same throughout your lifetime, is determined by family genetics. In children, the