Hemolytic disease of the newborn - page 2

by lace_face 1,165 Views | 10 Comments

I asked my professor if a Rh- sensitized woman would pass her anti-Rh antibodies to an Rh- fetus, therefore being born sensitized. My prof said no. This confuses me because anti-Rh antibodies obviously pass through the... Read More

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    I don't think KelRN had an attitude at all I found her post 100% accurate and informative and answered the OP's question.....she is also 100% correct.

    As an Rh- mother is is not with the first pregnancies that cause this issue it is after the Mother has has subsequent pregnancies that the mother has built up anti-bodies from the Rh+ fetus that will then affect the next pregnancy. This used to also be called having a "blue baby"
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