How Much Blood Does the Average Newborn Have in His or Her Body?

Answer A newborn baby from 15 to 30 minutes of age has 76.5 ml of blood per kg of body weight. At the age of 24 hours, this rises to 83.3 ml per kg of body weight.Source:University of Michigan Blood Draw ... Read More »

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PLEASE!! If you are losing too much blood can you survive by drinking the blood that's coming out?

No. Blood is in the veins. Drinking it leads the blood into the digestive system, which won't help because you need it in your veins. Don't do it, you'll get sick! Blood is blue in your veins. Once... Read More »

How much blood is taken in a blood test?

They put an elastic band around your arm to make your veins stand out. Then they put a needle in your vein and release the elastic. The tube fills with about three tablespoons of blood. They pul... Read More »

How the body controls blood sugar?

The bloodstream carries glucose—a type of sugar produced from the digestion of carbohydrates and other foods—to provide energy to cells throughout the body. Unused glucose is stored mainly in t... Read More »

How many feet of blood vessels are in the body?

An adult has about 100,000 miles of blood vessels in her body. This translates to about 528 million feet of veins, arteries and capillaries, which circulate blood throughout the body and through th... Read More »