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Does blood type matter when your choosing a partner to have a child with?
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Dr. Richard Pollard
Anesthesiology
3 doctors agree
In brief: No
This will make no difference to the child, as long as the partner is healthy.

In brief: No
This will make no difference to the child, as long as the partner is healthy.
Dr. Richard Pollard
Dr. Richard Pollard
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
In brief: Shouldn't
Back 50 years ago women with Rh negative blood were better off finding a Rh negative partner, to avoid the possibility their baby would suffer blood related disease (Rh baby).
With advances in immune medicine, that problem had been removed for most as long as you had a monitored pregnancy and took a simple shot when needed. Today blood group /Rh issues are monitored but rarely a problem.

In brief: Shouldn't
Back 50 years ago women with Rh negative blood were better off finding a Rh negative partner, to avoid the possibility their baby would suffer blood related disease (Rh baby).
With advances in immune medicine, that problem had been removed for most as long as you had a monitored pregnancy and took a simple shot when needed. Today blood group /Rh issues are monitored but rarely a problem.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Michael Amster
Pediatrics
In brief: No
Hopefully that's not the only criteria.
In truth, there is a small possibility if you are type o or negative for there to be a small issue in the newborn period causing jaundice, but hospitals test for that and treatment is a day or two of light therapy. It is a small deal and not a deal breaker for dad.

In brief: No
Hopefully that's not the only criteria.
In truth, there is a small possibility if you are type o or negative for there to be a small issue in the newborn period causing jaundice, but hospitals test for that and treatment is a day or two of light therapy. It is a small deal and not a deal breaker for dad.
Dr. Michael Amster
Dr. Michael Amster
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