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Rh incompatibility - series—Part 1

Part 1

Overview

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

Update Date 1/28/2013

Updated by: Kimberly G Lee, MD, MSc, IBCLC, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc., Editorial Team: David Zieve, MD, MHA, Bethanne Black, Stephanie Slon, and Nissi Wang.