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I was born with a birthmark on my left shoulder, will my baby inherit the same one when he's born?
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Dr. Cornelia Franz
Pediatrics
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In brief: Probably not
Sometimes we see traits including birthmarks in similar areas in our children.
In general though, birthmarks are not one of the more common inheritable traits.

In brief: Probably not
Sometimes we see traits including birthmarks in similar areas in our children.
In general though, birthmarks are not one of the more common inheritable traits.
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