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Can A Baby Have Blue Eyes If Both Parents Don T
How do grandparents affect eye colour in babies? If neither parent has blue eyes and one grandma does, how does baby inherit blue eyes? (if they stay)
No-many variables: You get 1 eye color gene from both parents.Brown dominates, so they could be brown with 1 brown & 1 blue gene (Bb) or 2 brown genes (BB).A blue eyed parent would only have blue genes(bb).Two Bb brown eyed parents could conceive blue eyed babies every time but statistically only 25% is expected.A BB brown and bb=blue eyed parent would have all brown eyed babies.Two bb blue eyed parents have blue ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
One parent has hazel green eyes and the other has light blue green eyes. Baby is 9 weeks and still has blue eyes what colour eyes will the baby have?
Blue, green or brown: But it is too early to tell. The color will become evident over the next few months. ...Read more
I have brown eyes both my parents do too, my baby's dad has blue eyes. What are the odds the baby's eyes will be blue?
Unlikely: Unless you have blue eyed relatives.Get a more detailed answer ›
2 african american parents. Moms grandfather was white with blue eyes. The baby turned out white with blue eyes statistically what odds was this?
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
Absolutely: No need to blame the milk man. ...Read more
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
Blue requires 2: Dominent genes (a) require only one coded gene from a parent to express a color, while a recessive gene (a) requires a pair. At conception you get genes from both parents.Daddy brown eyes aa or aa donates one(a or a)& mommy brown eyes aa or aa donates the other. The baby could have aa, aa, or aa. If aa then eyes are blue.If you have blue eyes, your brown eyed parents were both aa(carriers of blue). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: This has to do with inheriting the OCA2 eye color gene. It will determine if an eye color is brown if present. ...Read more
I have brown hair brown eyes , husband has blue eyes blonde hair fair skin, will baby most likely have brown eyes and brown hair?
Difficult to say: The genetics of human eye and hair color are very complex--you can pin the odds down better the more genetic history of eye and hair color you can obtain--siblings, parents, aunts and uncles, grandparents, great-aunts and uncles. There are odds tables based on this information. ...Read more
Can camera flash change the baby's eye color? For e.g, can blue eyes turn hazel due to the use of flash while the baby's eyes are still developing?
No: A baby's eye color cannot be changed by a camera flash. The eye may darken normally during the first few months of life however. ...Read more
I have light brown eyes, my mom has blue eyes, husband has blue eyes, blue eyes run in his family what are the chances of our baby having blue eyes?
50% per conception: If both your husband and mother have blue eyes and yours are brown, you are a carrier of a blue eye gene. Your brown gene dominates your blue, so yours are brown, but since dad can only donate a blue gene, your offspring will have 1 blue gene from him and either blue or brown from you. Your kids have equal chance of being blue or brown. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes And No: Altho common forms exist , the pattern can be mixed. ...Read more
Recessive gene: Inheritance follows 2 basic patterns. Dominant occurs when one of a double gene pair dominates the other & produces the outcome. In this case brown eyes. Blue eyes requires both eye color genes be blue.Any ethnic group including asians & afro americans could have blue eyes if it entered the gene pool somewhere up the line. It could pass in many generations of brown eyed parents before expression. ...Read more
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