Hemolytic disease of the newborn - page 2
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
- 1Feb 3, '13 by Esme12, BSN, RN Senior ModeratorI 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"