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Pregnant with finance and u first baby , he is full African American and I'm half samoan a quarter Japanese and a quarter Rican I was told African anerican genes are more dominate , will our baby look more black or will our baby look mixed race ?
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I would guess your baby will be darker, but maybe not as dark as your husband.
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genetics are a hard thing to understand. who can say what it will come out looking.
u seem bothered by this, smh, most mothers wish and pray for a healthy baby, relatively smooth birth and your here worried about if ur baby will be too black.
good god. I'm sorry, this kind of thing irritates me.
good luck tho, I hope the child comes out to ur expectations.
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Congratulations on your baby. It will be beautifull. I am sure your questions are out of interest and excitement for what your baby is going to be like. Can't help you me and my husband are both Irish, but I am sure you can do your research.
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I have a friend from serie leon aND her baby is dark skin but a little little then her . Her bf is full white . It depends on your genes. Baby can be light or slightly darker . But it would most definitely take the father side. Because African genes are stronget especially from the male. But you never know .
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First congratulations on your beautiful baby!!!! I'm due to deliver my 3rd baby any day now. I'm German and Mexican and my kids' dad is black. All my kids have a beautiful carmel pecan completion and a mixture of hispanic and black hair but very curly. They both have my hazel green eyes and dark hair that is naturally high lighted by the sun. My son has a little more yellow pigmentation and my daughter has a little more red which just means they tan differently. My daughter can get pretty dark when she's constantly in the sun but no more than your average hispanic or Samoan person.  Usually the first child is the lightest too by the way. Race doesn't really determine who's genes are stronger it just depends on how your DNA combines when connected. Sorry so long but hopefully this helps.
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Mixed babies are always a toss up. One sided, equal, neutral... They defy what we are taught in science and genetics outcomes like eye, hair, color etc.

Can't wait to see what my lil girl looks like.
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I think it's natural for any mother to wonder what her baby will look like! I'm white and my husband is Trinidadian, our daughter is Mediterranean looking with olive skin and soft curly hair. That being said, children with a mix of afro-caribbean heritage can often get darker or lighter skin tone with age and their hair can change texture! We are currently expecting our second child and this one could and may well be an entirely different skin tone with different hair! Congratulations, your baby will be beautiful no matter what x
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To sorta help with your question, Aunt is Caucasian and her husband is African American and their son is more on the tan side. His skin is beautiful. But I can't believe some of these comments. Did i miss something? Please tell me where it says that she doesn't want her baby to have dark skin!? My husband is blonde and I have dark hair and I wondered my whole pregnancy what color my babies hair would be as well as what color eyes. God forbid I would have asked anyone what color is dominate because apparently that automatically would mean that I had a preference.... all these pregnancy hormones geesh!
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