Indian Journal of Hematology and Blood Transfusion

, Volume 28, Issue 3, pp 144–146 | Cite as

Physiological Changes in Hematological Parameters During Pregnancy

  • Surabhi Chandra
  • Anil Kumar TripathiEmail author
  • Sanjay Mishra
  • Mohammad Amzarul
  • Arvind Kumar Vaish
Review Article


Pregnancy is a state characterized by many physiological hematological changes, which may appear to be pathological in the non-pregnant state. The review highlights most of these changes along with the scientific basis for the same, as per the current knowledge, with a special reference to the red blood and white blood cells, platelets and hemostatic profile.


Pregnancy Physiological Hematological changes 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Surabhi Chandra
    • 1
  • Anil Kumar Tripathi
    • 1
    Email author
  • Sanjay Mishra
    • 1
  • Mohammad Amzarul
    • 1
  • Arvind Kumar Vaish
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Clinical Hematology and Medical OncologyCSM Medical UniversityLucknowIndia
  2. 2.Department of MedicineCSM Medical UniversityLucknowIndia

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