Is it safe to get married between Rh positive and Rh negative people? - Online Doctor Chats
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this query is regarding my brother he is 31 years old and has postive blood group
b or o positive i am not sure
we are planning to get him married.. the girl we are lookin has b negative blood group
i have heard that it ill have affect on their future child
is that so?
Yes, there are some concerns. However it is not something that cannot be prevented.
I would not consider this as a ground to reject marriage proposal.
are there any treatment available that can be sought before they convcieve
her gynecologist will give her immunoglobulin
This will prevent all events of incompatibility from occuring in the next child.
Only when Rh immunoglobulin is not received
Therefore as you see medical problems arising from this marriage can be easily taken care off (prevented).
So no reasons to be concerned.
Did you follow what I said? Can you summarize our discussion?
i got it
Do you have any more queries?
that means before concieving they should seek proper medical advice from gyne and after their first child they should check about rh immunoglobin if childs rh is positive
then medical problems can be avoided
Complete antenatal check up is a must for all women in all pregnancy.
Based on the details you provided, i don't see any other need for special extra check ups.
thanks a lot doctor
And yes, Rh immunoglobulin should be administered without fail
your advice is valuable :)
if the first baby turns out to be Rh positive.
If all your questions are answered
I wish to know if I can ignore the question you posted on my dashboard.
yes yes you can
I see you posted the same question before coming to chat here.
and if the baby is rh negative
can baby suffer from down syndrome?
There are no risks involved if all the baby is Rh negative.
actually in my family my mother has rh positive while my father has rh negative blood group and my sister is a down syndrome child
so thats why
It is not based on Rh compatibility.
we were a bit concerened
Down syndrome is caused by genetic changes that is not related to blood groups.
In your brother's case,
ok can that be checked in early stages of pregnancy and is it hereditary?
his wife (if she is Rh negative) should receive Rh immunoglobulin whenever she gives birth to Rh positive child.
It can be during the first pregnancy or in the subsequent pregnancy.
As far as Down syndrome is concerned
the gynecologist can perform triple marker
and other tests during pregnancy
which can predict chances of down syndrome.
If tests reveal high chances of down syndrome then the couple can take necessary action.
Since history of Down syndrome is with your family
the risks for down syndrome will be passed on through your brother
this has no relation with the girls blood group.
thanks doctor :)
So in short, blood group compatibility is not a ground for choosing marriage bans.
Hope I am clear.
Do you have any more questions?
no thanks doctor
this was the only question
Thanks for visiting me here. Bye for now.
my family ahs misconceptions about this so we thought its better to consult a doctor
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