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Doctor, my husband and I have the same blood type o+ can that cause us from having babies?

Doctor, my husband and I have the same blood type o+ can that cause us from having babies?

Easy process: Both of you start out with no risk for potential newborn to have a problem with their blood type, This combination will not produce any reactions between mom and baby or related jaundice. There is no guarantee there won't be some other unrelated problem but not one related to blood type. ...Read more

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Dr. Hamid Sajjadi
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Blood Type (Definition)

Refers to the proteins present or not present on the surface of red blood cells. The types are a, ...Read more


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After delivering a baby- and you get a shot because of the blood type what type of blood is that?

After delivering a baby- and you get a shot because of the blood type what type of blood is that?

Confusing question: Women who have a rhesus negative blood type usually receive "rhogam" by injection once during pregnancy & after delivery. This injection helps prevent the mom from developing antibodies to a rhesus positive blood that could harm a rhesus positive baby. It is not given after birth if mom gives birth to a rhesus negative infant, ¬ used if mom has a rhesus positive blood type. ...Read more

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I am Thalassemia carier and Rh+ blood type, my wife is Rh- and no Thalassemia. If Rh sensitized, will us have problem to get baby?

I am Thalassemia carier and Rh+ blood type, my wife is Rh- and no Thalassemia. If Rh sensitized, will us have problem to get baby?

Rh incompatibiliy: If the baby has Rh +, the baby can have hemolysis (destruction of the RBC- from the antibody carried by the mother-due to this rh incompatibility). the baby can become anemic and jaundice etc. It however can be prevented- by giving rhogam to the mother during and immediately after delivery. You need to talk and discuss in detail with her OB about this. ...Read more

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Does the blood type your child has affect whether or not he can get sickle cell disease?

Does the blood type your child has affect whether or not he can get sickle cell disease?

No: No, sickle cell disease is a genetically inherited disease that you obtain by getting genes for the disease from both parents. You either get the disease (or trait if only partially genetically inherited) or you don't. Blood type has nothing to do with this. ...Read more

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When u get a DNA test and u having a girl or boy does the baby have the father blood type to determine who's the father?

When u get a DNA test and u having a girl or boy does the baby have the father blood type to determine who's the father?

DNA more specific: Blood typing is rarely used in paternity work now that dna studies are available. Dad's dna will have markers that are specific to him that show up in babies dna test regardless of babies blood type. ...Read more

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How can you tell a baby's blood type (like rh)?

How can you tell a baby's blood type (like rh)?

Type and screen.: All donated blood are also tested for ABO and rh groups, along with the presence of red blood cell antibodies. This is known as a type and screen. Typing of blood the ABO and rh status. The sample is then screened for any alloantibodies that may react with blood. ...Read more

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What are the tests for blood type mismatch with baby?

See below: The cord blood can be tested in mothers who are type o and who's fathers are type a or b. Alternatively the blood can be tested on any newborn who is jaundiced. ...Read more

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What blood type do my child have if I am a+ n my husband o-?

What blood type do my child have if I am a+ n my husband o-?

A range: If you are heterozogous for your a, then junior can have type a or type o. If you are homozygous for your a, then junior can have type a only. If you are heterozygous for your rh (positive / negative), then junior can be either rh positive or rh negative. If you are homozygous for your rh positivity, junior will be positive. It's a bit trickier but this almost always works. ...Read more

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My wife blood type o- you blood type o+ she's pergancey what's baby problem?

My wife blood type o- you blood type o+ she's pergancey what's baby problem?

Rh Incompatibility: Hi, if this is the first pregnancy nothing would happen unless ur wife has been exposed to a Rh-positive blood via transfusion before, with pregnancy a small number of fetus red Blood cell travels to mom's blood and cause an immune reaction, the Antibody produced by mom's immune system can travel to the fetus and cause a hemolytic Anemia, during pregnancy the doctor obtains ultrasound frequently ...Read more

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Can a woman with blood type b+ marry an b+ man without blood-type child bearing complications?

Yes: That should not cause any blood-type issues at all. The problems mostly come when someone rh negative marries someone rh positive. ...Read more

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Can a woman with blood type b+ marry an ab+ man without blood-type child bearing complications?

Can a woman with blood type b+ marry an ab+ man without blood-type child bearing complications?

Yes: The blood types of the parents have little to no impact on the potential health of an infant, provided that proper obstetrical care is taken for the few situations that are concerning. B and ab+ is not one of those situations. ...Read more

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Child has O- blood type, heard its rare, im scared if she ever needs blood there will be a shortage of her type: (should I worry??

Child has O- blood type, heard its rare, im scared if she ever needs blood there will be a shortage of her type: (should I worry??

No/no: AB negative is the rarest blood type in the US with < or up to 1% having it based on ethnic background. O neg range is 1-8% based on ethnic background and hospitals/blood banks keep it around all the time because they can use it as basic blood in most emergency settings. (for most types) I'd find something else to worry about, this has been covered. ...Read more

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What blood type would my baby be if I am b+ and the father is o+?

What blood type would my baby be if I am b+ and the father is o+?

Either!: Your baby has a 50-50 chance of inheriting either your blood type or the baby's father's blood type. Depending on any medical concerns at the time of birth, the pediatrician caring for your baby may or may not order a blood type to check on things. In many cases, unless there is a problem with your baby (such as significant jaundice), this blood test may not be routinely done or necessary. ...Read more

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