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Good evening. Please my baby is 2-day old premature baby

Good evening. Please my baby is 2-day old premature baby (32 weeks). I went to my doctor today and I was told that his hb is 8.5 and low so needs blood transfusion. My questions are:
1. What is his minimum hb requirement?
2. Is blood transfusion the only option? If no, what are the other options available?
Thank you and congratulations for the good work you're doing.
Thu, 1 Nov 2018
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