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Type A+ and B+ blood, will it be hard to get pregnant?

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Hi! My blood type is A+ while my wife is B+. Someone told me that our blood type isn't compatible and that we will have a hard time getting pregnant. Is that true? Thanks!

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replied February 18th, 2012
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Hi, and thanks for your query on eHealth forum!

No, from the point of pregnancy, your blood group is compatible. The problem arises when a woman is Rh –ve and her husband is Rh +ve. This increases the chance of a Rh+VE baby. If the baby is Rh+ve and mother –ve, then mother's blood develops antibodies against Rh+ve baby and miscarriages occur. Usually first baby is spared.
Anyways, you need not worry about all this as you are both Rh+ve. Hope this helps. Take care!

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