The Newborn Examination and Newborn Screening /

Your baby's Blood Group

01 In Brief

  • The inheritance of the ABO and Rhesus blood grouping is complicated.
  • We have included a link to a chart that gives all the combinations possible. 
  • This is useful for paediatricians when determining which babies  may at risk for blood group incompatibility between the mother and baby which can cause significant jaundice.

02 What Others Say

  • Canadian Childrens Rights Council Blood group Comparison-Parent and child

Blood group determination

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Last updated: 16/01/2011