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25 Jan 2008

Blood matches of parents
Someone told my husband that if we have the same blood type, that the risk of a unhealthy baby being born is higher. They say that if we are both A+ that he must see a doctor to change his blood type to A-. Please explain if this is true as we would like to think about having children and this is the first time that I have heard about this blood situation and do not know whether to believe it.
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GynaeDoc
gynaedoc

01 Jan 0001

The problem arises if you are Rh -ve and he is Rh +ve. If you are both A+ve there is no problem.

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