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Mrs. Carlyle is pregnant for the 1st time. Her blood type ...

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Mrs. Carlyle is pregnant for the 1st time. Her blood type is Rh-, her husband is Rh+, and their 1st child has been determined to be Rh+. Ordinarily, the 1st such pregnancy causes no major problems, but baby Carlyle is born with cyanotic.
1. What is this condition, a result of Rh incompatibility, called?
2. Why is the baby cyanotic?
3. Since this is Mrs. Carlyle 1st pregnancy how can you account for the baby's problem?
4. What is the treatment for this condition?
Submitted: 10 years ago.
Category: Health