Home Health The Danger of Rhesus Factor Incompatibility (Miscarriage)

The Danger of Rhesus Factor Incompatibility (Miscarriage)


Is the leading cause of miscarriage, not your village people and she is not a witch. Its actually incompatibility of rhesus factor between partners ( Rh Factor).

What is Rhesus factor?
Is a protein that exists on the surface of the red blood cells in most people (about 85% of humans). It’s genetic in nature.

It’s an inherited protein from parents especially the father. If your blood has this protein, you are Rh + but if you lack it, you are Rh – .The sigh ‘’+’’ and ‘’-‘’ in front of your blood group determines if you are negative or positive.

How Rhesus factor does causes miscarriage:

Now if you are pregnant by a man with Rh – and also you are Rh- then there is no problem.

However if a Rh- woman is impregnated by Rh+ man then there is a problem, now during the pregnancy the mother ‘s blood doesn’t mixed with the child’s blood but in-case of delivery and you experience bleeding which comes in contact with the baby’s blood, your blood will produce anti bodies after exposure to the babies blood .

The first child has no problem but the next one coming might have serious issue because the activated anti –bodies will see the new Rh+ as a foreign bodies and consequently they will be at alert to attack the foreign body (baby) which might lead to miscarriage or a life threatening anaemia, a condition in which the red blood cells are destroyed faster than the body and replace. This will continue because the antibodies are activated.

Dangers of Rh-factor (Incompatibility)

• Once the anti-bodies are activated in a woman, they are always sensitive and they can’t be de-activated until woman dies.

• It might lead to continues miscarriage

• It can be activated in a Rh-woman by child birth, Abortion, miscarriage and ectopic pregnancy.

• If a Rh- woman commits an abortion for Rh+ man and these anti-bodies are activated, she might end up childless except she finds a Rh –man later.

NOTE: The chances of finding a Rh- man when you are Rh- is slim due to the fact that 85% humans Rh+ . Rh- person cannot receive blood from Rh+ person even if they are same blood group. Its dangerous.



• Know your rhesus factor (is a blood test).

• If you are negative as a woman, during your first trimester 28 weeks into your pregnancy at delivery and these anti-bodies are not yet activated, you will likely need an injection of a blood product call Rh immune Globuline or Rhogam to prevent your body from producing Rh antibodies during your pregnancy . You will need another injection shortly after delivery.

• Always remember your health care team of your Rhesus factor status during labor.

NB: The Problem is usually when the woman is Rh – and the man is Rh +.

This is important, let’s not only check for our genotype, blood group but also our Rhesus factor to prevent it.

God'sgift Omamodhihttps://360aproko.com/
I am a simple person because simplicity is my major value.I love singing,reading and writing. my philosophy towards life is that nothing is impossible to the man that believes.

Must Read

Those who kidnapped me are herdsmen – RCCG pastor

The female pastor of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, Mrs Ibelegbo Chidinma, who was kidnapped yesterday at Ijebu Ode and has regained her...

El Paso shooting – Many people dead in Texas

El Paso shooting: A man has been arrested after multiple people were shot, some fatally, inside a Walmart in El Paso, Texas on Saturday. The shooting...

Cristiano Ronaldo loses bid to get Las Vegas rape lawsuit dismissed

Cristiano Ronaldo has lost a bid for dismissal or complete secrecy in a lawsuit by a Nevada woman who accused him of raping her at...

Governor Nyesom Wike sacks Rivers State University Vice Chancellor

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has sacked the Vice Chancellor of the Rivers State University, Prof. Blessing Chimezie Didia of his appointment with immediate...

Popular yahoo boy in Port Harcourt arrested by EFCC

A yahoo boy in Port Harcourt, Wealth Wilson who was arrested by operatives of The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC was on Friday arraigned before...