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My blood type is o positive, and my husband is a negative. Will we have a+/- children, and would that make for high risk pregnancies?

My blood type is o positive, and my husband is a negative. Will we have a+/- children, and would that make for high risk pregnancies?

Possible issue: I would not consider an a/o incompatibility issue high risk, but worthy of monitoring. In your lifetime you have likely been sensitized to the proteins on the a blood cells & your antibodies will cross into baby & boost his/her chances of having jaundice.Most do well without rx & some require some special monitoring & help.I can remember only 1 case in 3 decades that gave me any real trouble. ...Read more

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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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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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The clients blood typing reveals Rh antigens what blood type would the client have Rh receptive, Rh negative , Rh resistant, Rh positive

The clients blood typing reveals Rh antigens what blood type would the client have Rh receptive, Rh negative , Rh resistant, Rh positive

Rh : Rh antigens are present in every blood. You would need to be more specific. Also, they blood type (a, b, ab, 0) is not connected/related to the rh + or rh - types; they are inherited independently. ...Read more

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Cytomegalovirus (cmv) during pregnancy? Problems with babies? Hi, i write, bcz I am concern. I got a blood test and even though the result was negative, i got that i had this CMV virus non recently and I am pregnant, so i'm afraid my baby can get an

Cytomegalovirus (cmv) during pregnancy? Problems with babies? Hi, i write, bcz I am concern. I got  a blood test and even though the result was negative, i got that i had this CMV virus non recently and I am pregnant, so i'm afraid my baby can get an

I : I can understand your concern, but you are doing all of the right things. I am glad you have seen the specialist, which sounds like an infectious disease specialist. I am glad you had follow up and that the repeat results were encouraging. It sounds like you are doing everything just right and have a very good, thorough team of doctors. Many women get various infections during pregnancy and may not even know it. It is good that you have been so diligent about this testing. ...Read more

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If cps is following a friends pregnancy due to a dirty ua for pot, will babies meconium be tested at birth? or just blood / urine?

If cps is following a friends pregnancy due to a dirty ua for pot, will babies meconium be tested at birth? or just blood / urine?

Depends: In my state, if your friend is on the CPS watch list, every hospital in the region will be on notice and both urine and meconium would routinely be tested.Since meconium can retain any banned substance for months after use, the only way to stay out of trouble would be to abstain.You didn't identify the state, so I don't know if this applies. ...Read more

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I had blood transfusions as an infant because i was a preemie what are the chances of me developing a blood clot in pregnancy? No history blood disor

I had blood transfusions as an infant because i was a preemie what are the chances of me developing a blood clot in pregnancy? No history blood disor

Unrelated : Blood transfusions have not been reported or known to cause blood clots however the pregnancy itself is a well known risk factor for blood clots. During pregnancy, risk differs from one woman to another depending on prior history of blood clots or other familial risk factors. If concerned, ask your doctor. ...Read more

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When develops baby's blood type? At what stage of pregnancy? I have negative blood my husband positive

When develops baby's blood type? At what stage of pregnancy? I have negative blood my husband positive

Conception: Blood type is determined genetically, so the baby's blood type was determined at conception. Since you are rH negative, if you have vaginal bleeding or a miscarriage you will need to be treated with a product called rhogam to prevent future immune responses to any future pregnancies. ...Read more

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I`m pregnant, have rh-positive blood type and Coombs test is positive. It`s my second pregnancy, in first i had negative coombs. Will my baby be ok?

I`m pregnant, have rh-positive blood type and Coombs test is positive. It`s my second pregnancy, in first i had negative coombs. Will my baby be ok?

Unsure: You will likely need to have additional testing done during the pregnancy to determine if there is any compromise of the fetus. If there is a problem with the fetus due to rh iso-immunization, then there are interventions that can improve the outcome. Keep your appointments. ...Read more

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If two family member wanted to get married with the same blood type, what is the chances of pregnancy and the baby for future? Does genetic test help

If two family member wanted to get married with the same blood type, what is the chances of pregnancy and the baby for future?  Does genetic test help

See below: Blood type is not needed to detect problems with conception and/or future health of child. Close family members should not get married as to avoid the increased chance of genetic abnormalities. Genetic testing can help rule out problems with two people. ...Read more

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Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
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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