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Can a baby have a different blood type than both of his parents?

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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
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In brief: Yes

Type ao mom and type bo dad can have type o baby, for example.

In brief: Yes

Type ao mom and type bo dad can have type o baby, for example.
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Dr. Richard Pollard
Anesthesiology

In brief: Yes

The genetic transmission of blood type depends on the fact that each parent has two genes for blood type.
That is to say a person with blood type a could have genes of aa or ao. If a parent with blood type ao (one version of a) has a child with a parent with blood type bo (one version of b) , the child could still be blood type o.

In brief: Yes

The genetic transmission of blood type depends on the fact that each parent has two genes for blood type.
That is to say a person with blood type a could have genes of aa or ao. If a parent with blood type ao (one version of a) has a child with a parent with blood type bo (one version of b) , the child could still be blood type o.
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