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Why are most babys born with blue eyes?

 
Alysia_Moore

Asked by Alysia_Moore at 4:18 PM on May. 20, 2009 in Just for Fun

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  • he answer to this lies in a protein called melanin - the pigment molecule that colors our skin, hair, and eyes. When a baby is born, melanin isn’t fully deposited in the irises of the eyes yet and this is what usually leads to a blue or light gray eye color. Melanin production generally increases during the first year of a baby’s life, darkening the eye color within a few months time.
    2wndrfl_btrflys

    Answer by 2wndrfl_btrflys at 4:20 PM on May. 20, 2009

  • they all usually are their eyes change color after a few days .
    the reason why im not sure lol , my daughter had bright blue now she has greyish blue i love it !
    Mrs.Owen86

    Answer by Mrs.Owen86 at 4:20 PM on May. 20, 2009

  • Black and Mexican babies are NEVER born with blue eyes- OHHH and did you know green eyes are considered a birth defect?
    judith_visco

    Answer by judith_visco at 4:26 PM on May. 20, 2009