I wish my daughters was ginge too! Both my babies were born with really dark hair and are now both really really blonde. And to be bullied for it? ‘Oh my God’ is literally the last thing any woman, especially one who just spent 11 hours delivering a baby, wants to hear. Albinism Babies born with … Most people I know with strawberry blonde/ginger hair, it normally gets darker. He was terribly popular with the girls and didn't suffer name calling.Enjoy your DD. If one parent doesn’t carry the ginger gene, then your child will definitely not be ginger – both parents must carry it, whether they are redheads themselves or not. [Grin] No, just curious and impatient to see what it will turn out like! Red, sore & smelly neck!!!! Could your little one be born a carrot top? My only concern is that his good looks overshadow his siblings. DD's hair was dark when she was born, then red, now blonde. Who has the ginger gene? My son was born with dark brown hair like his dad, and he's 5.5 months old now and it's a light brown/blonde exactly like mine. My sister was born fair and is now light ginger. As someone of East Asian decent who was born redhead, I can confirm that this was my case. In one day he can look chestnut brown, strawberry blonde or really ginger so who knows! Scientific odds of the royal baby being born with red hair WITH Prince Harry and Meghan expecting their first baby, people are asking will it be a ginger? Most gingers will either have brown, hazel, or green eyes. Natural hair color change occurs in many people between the age of 13-25. Her hair is GORGEOUS. It all depends on whether Meghan Markle is a "secret ginger" or not. deal with it if it happens. from a couple of the dafter boys at school, which I didn't even mind really, I've had such a lovely time being red Honestly, by the time she hits sixteen she'll be inundated with compliments about her Pre-Raphaelite locks.Make her feel beautiful and give her confidence in who she is. He also had eyes that looked deep blue and turned out to be a really dark chocolate brown xx I'm sure she will end up brunette but I'm interested to see if she'll go blonde first like her dad! DS1 came home very pleased with himself yesterday - the history teacher has told him he must have some (fierce) Celtic blood in him. When did your babies eyes change colour?? Baby getting red cheeks on and off: One red cheek-teething or slapped cheek? He also had eyes that looked deep blue and turned out to be a really dark chocolate brown xx. Around the age of 1 the strawberry faded to just blonde, and around 4 it began to slowly darken. My son was born with very light hair with reddish tinge. Baby getting red cheeks on and off: One red cheek-teething or slapped cheek? This is page 1 of 3 (This thread has 66 messages.). Both parents must be carriers of the mutated MC1R gene to be able to produce redhead offspring, of which there is … I noticed recently as time has progressed it's becoming more of a lighter brown like her dad's. its stupid how hair colour can affect your school life. To think that high levels of children being sent to school are the beginnings of lockdown resistance from the working age population. Shape the hair. - has flaming golden red hair. No one bullies her and she certainly doesn't go short of dates. Does the baby have red hair? My daughters was black and is now a sort of mousey colour http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20160908/dcbc786ad5bde321db3ff82e1f9cff76.jpg http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20160908/8ed95206ef0aef076b2e7ab51f4fa95e.jpg http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20160908/ac768be3b776612cddda0075056b534d.jpg http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20160908/c9caf421b12dd94fc5da49206684e3a4.jpg Your job is to give her the love and confidence to guide her through dealing with this. My son was born with very light hair with reddish tinge. ‘Carrot top’, ‘ginger minger’, ‘ginger nut’, ‘ging-er’, ‘ginge’ – those lucky enough to be graced with red hair will know these bonus namesakes all too well. My new baby 3.5mths is also the same in colour. One of my twins was born with ginger hair. But some children with light hair, including towhead blonds, strawberry blonds, dishwater blonds and … http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20160909/d0e12c9ba1381f3d698b76f1878ab0cd.jpg After he hit around 18-24 months it gradually got darker again until it went a a light dusty brown kind of colour. he is very good looking, but he hates it and gets teased. Sent from my E5603 using Netmums mobile app. How old are you? My dd has a friend at school who started off in reception with bright ginger hair. Our little girl was born with very dark hair and is getting lighter (she's now 8wks). No idea where from. My husband and I are quite dark but I understand the red gene must be in our genes somewhere. Typically, children with dark hair will keep their dark hair into adulthood. Meant to add - sons hair has not changed in his first year, and we really hope it stays. The moment he was born the first thing I heard was, "Oh my God". she was virtually albino for ages, but now is a mousy dull brownish color.Red hair is lovely, I don't know any here (KL), but at her last school there was one boy with properly firry red hair. All mine were born with thick brown hair. Ginger hair just fades with age through an array of colors, from faded copper to rosy blonde to silvery white. It's beautiful and glorious! The chances are slim for most people. “Just because a baby is still bald at 18 months or beyond does not mean she won’t have beautiful hair thereafter. Please note, Netmums has not checked the qualifications of anyone posting. My DS1 was born with strawberry blonde hair. You'll be surprised what our children pick up from us, no matter how young. My DD is quite vulnerable really in other ways and can be quite 'geeky'. She's 6 1/2 and still has red hair. So we celebrate this and make her aware that people can often pick on things that make us different. Prince Harry has bright ginger hair, so there may be another redhead royal baby born in spring. I hope her colouring NEVER changes. Red spot on baby's testicles: Baby hair clips/accessories: When did your baby's hair fall out? My son was born with ginger hair and me and my partner both have dark brown hair and brown eyes are we're totally shocked when he came out ginger with blue eyes, in fact my partners first words when he was born was "oh my god he'd ginger" lol! His was bright ginger as a child but has grown darker over the years and is a chestnut brown now. Both parents must possess the recessive gene in order to have a redheaded baby, and those who do have a one-in-four chance of it happening. My DSs were born carrot tops and have stayed that way. Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are expecting a baby. But their chances of having a ginger baby are either 50% or 0%. The friend is now 8 and her hair has mellowed into the most stunning dark auburn - it's truly wonderful. I have a white coworker who has a black husband. Ginger can help you get that lustrous hair you desire or may even be the key to getting rid of dandruff or preventing hair loss. I heard it over and over again when I was pregnant with my daughter. My daughers looks like it will be slightly dark and although have red in it not quite as amazing! You could do what the parents of a friend of my DH's did. Would you like to be a member of our research panel? DS 1 was born with black hair, then it went blonde. When did your babies sleep through the night. It's pale ginger that is all (my friend with a pale ginger told me so it must be true)I don't have red hair, nor does my DD. i got bullied and bullied and nobody wants that for their child. Sent from my iPhone using Netmums, Yes my son was born with black hair and it went mousey brown by the time he was about 1. I'm curious to see what her hair will end up like though because I was born with super dark brown hair that turned light brown and my husband was born with bleach blond hair that turned dark brown around 2nd grade. Just waiting to see what his sisters hair will do x. Aww Faith your little girl is gorgeous! Indian woman demands DNA test after she was shunned as she was born with ginger hair and freckles. AIBU reducing Grandparents' care 1x day a week whilst I'm on mat leave? So in a few years time your daughter might have brown hair. Either way is fine as he is adorable but I'm interested on if it will stay or not. I don't want to cause offence. Be positive and tell her how beautiful it is and how lucky she is to be a bit different. If you have a specific question about your baby's health, post in our, My son was born with very light hair with reddish tinge. My daughters was black and is now a sort of mousey colour. Our little girl was born with very dark hair and is getting lighter  (she's now 8wks). Stuck their DD in martial arts. DD (7) has ginger hair. You need to forget what bullies might target and instead, strive to bring up a confident girl who believes in herself. And make sure you shape her. If it's going to be really thick and thatchy, get a good cut etc etc. When she runs, she looks like she has a flame behind her. A MIXED-race mum claims strangers ask her if her son was ‘swapped at birth’ after he was born with red hair and blue eyes. i know exactly how you feel. He is now 12weeks, do you think he will stay this colour or is it possible for it to change still? I was born ginger and am now a genuine natural blond. Maybe an English thing. He is now 12weeks, do you think he will stay this colour or is it possible for it to change still? He is very sensitive over it.My niece also has red hair, pale ginger, it has gone slightly darker and redder as she has got older. I was so surprised to see my baby photos with a mop of black hair, as it is so light now! I was born with loads of black hair, which gradually turned to blonde. My Scottish family think red hair is great, it's a badge of pride. It's very striking. Red hair is the rarest natural hair color in the world. Are you male or female? Owlet Red Alarm for high heart rate - do I need to panic? Red hair retains its natural pigment longer than other shades, though, meaning gingers don’t need to worry as much about going grey. I love it. The husband’s family was not sure at first that the baby was his daughter. From breastfeeding to weaning, sleep issues to nappies – no question is too small! Top fell out at around 3weeks old & it's coming back through red/ginger. Some worry about too much hair, while others worry about not enough. Kimberley was born with a mop of strawberry blonde (ok red!) Is it possible for our child's hair to go ginger? People kept telling me it will fall out and grow back another color or darken/lighten with age but so far no change. That's impossible. My hubby was very blonde, almost platinum from birth until school aged and his hair started to get darker. However, in Ireland and Scotland, about 20% of the population are redheads. It's not a handicap, honest. My hubby was very blonde, almost platinum from birth until school aged and his hair started to get darker. My husband was born with very dark hair which turned platinum blonde when he was about 18m then turned brown as he got older. I hope it stays that way, it looks gorgeous [emoji170] but I expect it will get dark again like his dad as brown is the more dominant colour, and his dad had light hair as a child too. My DD also has red/ginger hair - whatever you want to call it. Now he's so dark its almost black. I was born with loads of black hair, which gradually turned to blonde. Neither me or my DP have red hair, but my Dad does - it often skips a generation if you don't have 2 parents with red hair themselves. Even then, babies and toddlers with blonde or red hair often develop brown hair as they age. My 3mo DD seems to have a red tint to her hair. http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20160909/cff495f3072a4ab90440795baeed95b1.jpg My husband's hair is black and his mother has red hair. In fact, it's more that people always, since he was a baby, have commented on his fabulous hair recently, and he is 6, a boy in his class said ds hair is the most amazing colour ESP when the light is on it. And enjoy your gorgeous daughter! Sent from my iPhone using Netmums, http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.co​m/20160908/dcbc786ad5bde321db3​ff82e1f9cff76.jpg, http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.co​m/20160908/8ed95206ef0aef076b2​e7ab51f4fa95e.jpg, http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.co​m/20160908/ac768be3b776612cddd​a0075056b534d.jpg, http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.co​m/20160908/c9caf421b12dd94fc5d​a49206684e3a4.jpg, http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.co​m/20160909/d0e12c9ba1381f3d698​b76f1878ab0cd.jpg, http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.co​m/20160909/cff495f3072a4ab9044​0795baeed95b1.jpg. Their daughter is very pale with hazel eyes and straight red hair. Now at 9 he has dark brown hair. but ginger runs in both sides of our families. My DS1 has blond hair blue eyes, but his hair is a lot darker than when he was born and a baby. Is his eye brows ginger as this is one way as to tell if he will keep this colour hair. I wish my daughters was ginge too! Don't let your hang ups or prejudices cloud her mind. My husband and I are quite dark but I understand the red gene must be in our genes somewhere. both my children had ginger eyebrows. In some lights it looks really fair and in others light brown but today it started looking quite red. Without getting too personal OP, it might be a nice thing for DD to have in common with your DSD? Did your babies hair colour change? At what age did your babies trapped wind problems stop. She was born with reddish blond hair that has darkened to more light brown as it's grown in. i have ginger hair I HATTTTEEEE IT. Sent from my SM-G900F using Netmums mobile app, My little girl is 12 weeks also, and had really dark hair like mine when born. It’s a recessive gene A ginger child can only be born if both parents carry the gene. Then slowly fell out and went blonde i think after the first hair falls out whatever comes through next will be the colour they have. My daughter was born with lots of black hair,  it turned blonde after a little while, My little girl is 12 weeks also, and had really dark hair like mine when born. Red spot on baby's testicles: Baby hair clips/accessories: When did your baby's hair fall out? Wondering if your baby could be a redhead? You don't want her to start seeing her hair as a negative thing. Being asked if you have ginger pubes and a fiery temper is a common hazard for people with ginger hair. Top fell out at around 3weeks old & it's coming back through red/ginger. Am I worried? My new baby 3.5mths is also the same in colour. My hair is blonde and dads hair is dark brown and 15mth old ahd ginger tinge inhair at early age and still had ginger tinge. Will strawberry blonde/'ginger' hair stay?- upset! Red hair is a beautiful genetic mutation. It may darken slowly during early childhood, or it may change more abruptly during adolescence due to hormonal changes. To use this feature subscribe to Mumsnet Premium - get first access to new features see fewer ads, and support Mumsnet. This just means that your baby’s hair may change shades a few times after birth before settling on a more permanent color. TBH when ds1 was a baby he got so much more attention because of his fiery hair colour, most people love a ginger baby! Just waiting to see what his sisters hair will do x She isn't teased, most people just think she is gorgeous.I think it might be easier for girls.If you are worried about it, you will give her a complex. There are much worse things that could have happened. Owlet Red Alarm for high heart rate - do I need to panic? Harry is one of the most famous redheads in the world — “a ginger” in British lingo. It is indescribably distinctive and wonderful.He has never been teased and he loves his hair. My hair is blonde and dads hair is dark brown and 15mth old ahd ginger tinge inhair at early age and still had ginger tinge. Not a British thing. Actually, the real answer is that babies can be born with any hair color, and it can change or stay the same. Either way is fine as he is adorable but I'm interested on if it will stay or not, 263523 263524 I have strawberry blonde/light red hair and my DF is red. As soon as you set foot on the playground, as a redhead, you stand out as different and become the focus for what some… I've got red hair and apart from the odd catcall of 'Duracell!!!' Her eyebrows are the same shade, as is her eyelashes. People are already commenting on it and using the word 'ginger' which I think is hurtful. I'm curious to see what her hair will end up like though because I was born with super dark brown hair that turned light brown and my husband was born with bleach blond hair that turned dark brown around 2nd grade. She never lost any hair. Hair and eyes can both change dramatically over the first few months and even years of life. Even black belt DH is a bit scared of her. This is the place to ask questions about your baby. Did anyone's baby's hair colour change from red to blonde or brown? Me and dh are dark and we have a redhead its getting darker now, and he has dark blue eyes. DS2 is pleased he won't have to dye his hair on Friday (wacky red hairstyles for Comic Relief). My step daughter has bright red hair so it wasnt a complete shock but I didn't realise my family had the gene either so wasn't expecting it really. The hair on your head will appear white when all of the hair follicles lose their color completely. And mine lol! A baby born with dark hair may change to having light brown on blonde hair during the first six months. There is a very wide variation of what’s normal.” My DS1 has blond hair blue eyes, but his hair is a lot darker than when he was born and a baby. I'm the only one out of three genderations to have red hair (my parents, both sides, my generation, and my nephew/cousin's kids) and the gene is very strong in my family (all half irish) so the red hair could be from quite a few generations back, and have been hiding under a more doninate gene, like black or brown. Hair, spots, fat, big ears, liking books, who knows. The most beautiful person I know has light ginger hair. I think ginger-bashing is quite a British thing, one of the last bastions of 'acceptable' prejudice! I was born with red hair, and then it turned blond when I was about 2, go figure. I'm sure she will end up brunette but I'm interested to see if she'll go blonde first like her dad! It's a thing of beauty. My husband was born with red hair, and it's still red to this day. Yeah, it'll probably change. My daughter was born with lots of black hair, it turned blonde after a little while Sent from my SM-G930F using Netmums mobile app, My son was born with dark brown hair like his dad, and he's 5.5 months old now and it's a light brown/blonde exactly like mine. Hubby is dark Italian with dark eyes/hair/ olive skin I'm fair complected with hazel eyes med/brown hair dd#2 was born with red hair the color of a new copper penny and copper- green eyes. I am strawberry bonde naturally but darker as I got older/my husband is auburn - my son has the most amazing and beautiful red/golden hair - I am beyond in love with it - it completely suit's his mischievous nature. I have ginger hair, no where near as bright as ds1's but its still ginger. The highest percentage of redheads in the world reside in Ireland, according to Eupedia, a European website that explores ancestry and genetics. My boy was really dark haired when he was born, by the time he was 1 he was completely blonde and still is at 2. My nephew had red hair when he was younger and now aged 9 he is almost as dark as me (which is very!). a little bit yup, just lighter :) from birth to 22 months, My boy was really dark haired when he was born, by the time he was 1 he was completely blonde and still is at 2. It's not necessarily my own prejudices- my dsd was bullied for having red hair so I know how it is a target for children and worry my child will also have to put up with it. Also, my boyfriend's little cousin was born with dark brown hair, and as the months go by, his hair is changing to a ginger colour too. I hope his hair goes a strawberry blonde. It’s too early to tell, as the color of a baby’s hair changes with time. It's pure orange. Thick wavy masses of reddish hair. No such thing as strawberry blonde. She'll be fine, red hair or not. Cut etc etc turned to blonde very bright red hair is a lot than! ) time will tell it will turn out like of colour think ginger-bashing is a... 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