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what effect does mother type o+ and father type a+ have on baby? affect baby having jaundice?

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Dr. Matt Wachsman
Internal Medicine 36 years experience
No.: The O incompatibility is when the mother reacts to the antigen on the baby. Immune hydrops fetalis is most often a complication of a severe form of Rh incompatibility, which can be prevented. This is a condition in which mother who has Rh negative blood type makes antibodies to her baby's Rh positive blood cells, and the antibodies cross the placenta.

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