The body will replace the fluids of the donated blood in just 24 hours. The red blood cells will be replaced in about 6 to 8 weeks. After 3 months, a person can choose to donate again.
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Facts about Blood Donation in New Zealand
Ever wonder what happens to blood? (pdf, 651 KB)
A single blood donation contributes to the making of up to 13 products all serving a vital function to help others in need.
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