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Are outtie belly buttons hereditary?

2 out of my 4 children have outties, one kinda sticks out a tad and my other has a complete innie. i also have a neice with an outtie lol.

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saralouise

Asked by saralouise at 12:01 AM on May. 9, 2011 in General Parenting

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  • I always thought it was just based on how it healed.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:13 AM on May. 9, 2011

  • nope! an outtie is actually a teeny tiny minuscule permanent hernia of the umbilicus... all has to do with the cord and how it was clipped, stump fell off, etc.
    hibbingmom

    Answer by hibbingmom at 1:08 AM on May. 9, 2011

  • Nor sure, good question!
    PANZONSMOM

    Answer by PANZONSMOM at 1:52 PM on May. 9, 2011

  • Well, my husband had an outie until he was 12 then it became in Innie - we all have innies and my Son has an outie lol~ so,,. not sure
    maxsmom11807

    Answer by maxsmom11807 at 1:54 PM on May. 9, 2011

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