What Color Will My Baby's Eyes Be? A Genetic Explanation

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Eye color genetic chart

Recessive and Mixed Genes


In this example, each child will inherit at least one recessive blue eye gene from the parents. Depending on whether the other gene is dominant or recessive, the couple's offspring have a 1 in 2 chance of inheriting blue eyes, and a 1 in 2 chance of inheriting brown eyes.

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