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How can a dad with brown eyes and a mom with hazel eyes have a baby with blue eyes?
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Dr. Ari Weitzner
Ophthalmology
6 doctors agree
In brief: Genetics
The brown eyes parent may have a green/blue, but the brown gene is dominant so eyes look brown.
But when that green/blue gene matches with similar gene from the spouse, then baby can have light eyes.

In brief: Genetics
The brown eyes parent may have a green/blue, but the brown gene is dominant so eyes look brown.
But when that green/blue gene matches with similar gene from the spouse, then baby can have light eyes.
Dr. Ari Weitzner
Dr. Ari Weitzner
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5 doctors agree
In brief: Recessive trait.
Dad: brown+blue=brown mom: hazel+blue=hazel (brown and hazel are both dominant traits) child: blue+blue=blue.

In brief: Recessive trait.
Dad: brown+blue=brown mom: hazel+blue=hazel (brown and hazel are both dominant traits) child: blue+blue=blue.
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
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