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How come some babies are born with hair and others don't is it in the genes? Can a babies hair,eyes, and skin color change after born?

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Dr. Sunnie Skiles
Pediatrics

In brief: Newborn babies

Yes, genetics are what determines whether babies have a lot of hair or are close to bald.
Most babies are born with a shade of grey colored eyes and will change over the next year or longer. Hair color in the first year and change as well. Babies skin will be lighter or pinker as newborns and also change over time after birth.

In brief: Newborn babies

Yes, genetics are what determines whether babies have a lot of hair or are close to bald.
Most babies are born with a shade of grey colored eyes and will change over the next year or longer. Hair color in the first year and change as well. Babies skin will be lighter or pinker as newborns and also change over time after birth.
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