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From: Eve McLaughlin <>
Subject: Re: Blue Baby?
Date: Tue, 30 Nov 1999 01:26:56 +0000
>Does anyone out there know what the term, BLUE BABY means in terms of the
>death of a new born?
The parents are incompatible, one rhesus negative, one rhesus positive,
and once one child is born, the mother sets up antibodies to the second,
which turns blue and dies unless fresh blood is transfused pronto. That
is why all mothers are bloodtested to check their rhesus factor.
Author of the McLaughlin Guides for family historians
Secretary Bucks Genealogical Society
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