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Whats hemolytic disease of newborn?

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Dr. James Ball
Pediatrics - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: Different blood type

Hemolytic disease of newborn is caused by different blood types in mom and baby.
Classically, mom is rh negative (a- or o-, etc). The baby is rh positive. Mom then make rh antibodies that cross over to the baby and cause breakdown of the red blood cells. This can make the baby very sick.

In brief: Different blood type

Hemolytic disease of newborn is caused by different blood types in mom and baby.
Classically, mom is rh negative (a- or o-, etc). The baby is rh positive. Mom then make rh antibodies that cross over to the baby and cause breakdown of the red blood cells. This can make the baby very sick.
Dr. James Ball
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Dr. Nasiruddin Mansury
Pediatrics - Neonatology

In brief: Due to vItamIn k def

Due to vitamin k deficiency, newborn baby can have bleeding.
That is why all babies receive vit k after birth.

In brief: Due to vItamIn k def

Due to vitamin k deficiency, newborn baby can have bleeding.
That is why all babies receive vit k after birth.
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