If the mom has a different type of blood from the baby, it could trigger her body to make antibodies against the baby's blood. This is called hemolytic disease of the newborn, and could range from a mild condition with… Full Answer
Maija Kirves has written: 'Psychological development of Rh-children' -- subject(s): Developmental psychobiology, Erythroblastosis fetalis, Psychological aspects, Psychological aspects of Erythroblastosis fetalis, Rh factor
Erythroblastosis fetalis can be predicted before birth by determining the mother's blood type. If she is Rh-negative, the father's blood is tested to determine whether he is Rh-positive. If the father is Rh-positive, the mother's blood.