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Can a child's blood group be different from both his parents blood groups ?

dear sir, please tell me my blood group is o+ and my wife ab+. my child blood group is a+? is it possible because i think child have a blood group of father of mother. regard
Asked On : Thu, 25 Aug 2011
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Anesthesiologist 's  Response
yes it is absolutely possible that your baby blood group is A +ve, as your wife is AB
+ve and you are o +ve. your baby can be A +ve or B +ve not any other group.
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OBGYN Dr. Rakhi Tayal's  Response
Thanks for writing to us.
With your blood group O+ and your wife AB+ , your child can either be A+ or B+ . Your child cannot have either O+ or AB+. The blood groups are dependent on a pair of genes and not a single gene and a combination of two genes determines the blood group of baby.
I hope this information has been both informative and helpful for you.
Dr. Rakhi Tayal

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