Rh incompatibility - series

Part 1

Rh incompatibility occurs when the mother's blood type is Rh negative and her fetus' blood type is Rh positive.

Part 2

If some of the fetus' blood passes into the mother's blood stream, her body will produce antibodies in response.

Part 3

These antibodies could pass back through the placenta and harm the fetus' red blood cells, causing mild to serious anemia in the fetus.


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