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High-Risk Newborn Blood Disorders

Many blood disorders place a newborn at higher risk and require clinical care by a physician or other health care professional. Listed in the directory below are some, for which we have provided a brief overview.

Overview of Blood

Blood Types in Pregnancy

Hemolytic Disease of the Newborn

Vitamin K Deficiency Bleeding (Hemorrhagic Disease of the Newborn)

Hyperbilirubinemia and Jaundice

Blood Glucose - Hypoglycemia

Hypocalcemia

Polycythemia

Thrombocytopenia

Last Reviewed Date: 06/26/2011
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