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Can a baby get blue eyes if the parent wears blue contacts?

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Dr. Brittany Chan
Dr. Brittany Chananswered
Pediatrics 11 years experience
No.: The color of a parent's contacts does not, in any way, affect the eye color of their child. Inheritance of eye color is complex and determined by the parents' genetics, that is, their natural eye color.
Dr. Prakash Bhoopalam
Pediatrics 44 years experience
No: Wrariing blue contacts does not affect the babies eyes.

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