Normal CBC values for pregnant during 3rd trimester

Normal allowed values of CBC test through third and final trimester of pregnancy.
Do not forget that pregnancy divided into three physiological terms each of which is 12 weeks and including physiological changes to the body and blood circulation.
Third pregnancy trimester started from the week 25 to the week 36 after LMP.
At the birth, large events to the mother’s body cause seriously decreases in blood counts which cannot considered normal,nevertheless, the situation need more urgent medical action.

Unit Count
HB g/dl 9.8-13.7
RBC 10^6/ul 3.1-4.44
HCT % 28-39
MCV fl 91-99
MCH pg 27-32
MCHC g/dl 33-37
RETICS % of RBCs 0.2-2.0
PLT *10^3/ul 150-450
WBC *10^3/ul 5000-13000
Differential leucocytic count: Absolute values/ul Percentage %
BASO less than 110 0-1
EOSINO less than 600 1-6
NEUTR 2000-8000 40-70
SEGM 40-70
LYMPH 1500-4000 20-45
MONO 80-880 2-8

My CBC test show very low values, should I worry?..I am in the last trimester of pregnancy.

CBC test normal limits for last term pregnant  

A pregnant women in the final weeks usually find her hemoglobin value as low as 9.8 grams per deciliter, it is a normal values for such time period, doctor may or may not prescribe supplementation.
RBCs and HCT values are usually seen lower than those in previous CBC for 2nd term of pregnancy.
Total white blood cells count decline to 13,000 cells per microliter of blood with differential count and morphology equal to those in 2nd term values.
Anemic cells usually seen in last term of pregnancy in the blood film, such as target cells.

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