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Doctor insights on: Can A Baby Get Blue Eyes If The Parent Wears Blue Contacts

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

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

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. ...Read more

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Blue Eyes (Definition)

Blue eyes are a genetic trait inherited from one's parents. Blue eyes may also be seen in certain hereditary medical ...Read more


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Is it true that to produce a blue eyed baby, both parents must have blue eyes?

Is it true that to produce a blue eyed baby, both parents must have blue eyes?

No: Eye color has complex inheritance but brown vs blue is not too difficult. If the father is dark brown due to having both genes brown, then the child must get one brown from his dad and he will have brown eyes. If mom is true blue, she has both genes blue and her child will get only that color gene from her. If dad has one brown and one blue then 1/2 of his children will get blue eyes. ...Read more

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2 african american parents. Moms grandfather was white with blue eyes. The baby turned out white with blue eyes statistically what odds was this?

2 african american parents. Moms grandfather was white with blue eyes. The baby turned out white with blue eyes statistically what odds was this?

Recessive trait: Blue eyes are a recessive trait. That means that a gene for blue eyes must be inherited from both mom and dad in order to get a baby with blue eyes. There is not enough information in your answer to give a statistical probability. ...Read more

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If a parent has green eyes and another with blue eyes, what color will the child have?

If a parent has green eyes and another with blue eyes, what color will the child have?

No way to know: There's no way to definitively know. Some children have different color eyes than both their parents. ...Read more

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Is it unusual to have blue eyes if neither of your parents do?

Is it unusual to have blue eyes if neither of your parents do?

Not really: The genetics of eye color is complex but my understanding is that brown is dominant over blue which is recessive. Each parent contributes one copy of one of a pair of genes. If both parents have brown+blue gene they will have brown eyes but each may pass on the blue gene to the infant resulting in expression of blue eyes. One brown gene dominates and produces brown eyes in most cases. ...Read more

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Blue eyes on a kid with 2 brown eyed parents. How is this possible?

Blue eyes on a kid with 2 brown eyed parents. How is this possible?

Easy one: Brown gene dominates over blue so parents only need one of 2 genes to be brown.Blue eyed infants must get one blue gene from both parents, so in this case both parents carry one blue gene. Nothing spooky here, just basic genetics. ...Read more