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    Default 2 red headed children, odds of having a third?

    ds#1 is strawberry blonde, ds#2 flaming red. what are the chances of this bubba being a redhead as well?


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    It'll be interesting to see!

    I'm a red head - the ginger version, not flaming red. Mum had a baby when she was a teenager (died from sids though) but she was a ginger red head as well. Then mum had my Brother, who has dark brown hair and tanned olive skin. Then she had me.

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    Subbing!

    My DP is a ginger, not flaming, he looks more like dark sandy blonde/light brunette, til he goes in the sun or grows a beard haha!

    Im a light brunette, was blonde until a teenager...

    Im waiting to see if this child comes out with a tinge of ginge!

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    Probably a good chance.

    DS1 has brown hair
    DS2 has flaming red/Bright Ginger hair

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    Quote Originally Posted by Super Trooper View Post
    Subbing!

    My DP is a ginger, not flaming, he looks more like dark sandy blonde/light brunette, til he goes in the sun or grows a beard haha!

    Im a light brunette, was blonde until a teenager...

    Im waiting to see if this child comes out with a tinge of ginge!

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    Tinge of Ginge! Love it!

    DH isn't a red head, per se, but he definitely has a ginger beard/arm hair! He also has two flaming redheaded Uncles. A doctor once looked at us both and said. "Wow, your children have no chance, do they!"

    HAHA (.... wait a minute!)

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    I have 2 gingers and 1 blondie


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    XH is a redhead. I am blonde

    DD1 strawberry blonde
    DD2 red
    DD3 dark blonde going brown
    DD4 blonde
    DD5 red

    little ones father has brown hair

    DD6 started blonde, but has darkened considerably by 5yo so expect her to go brown
    DD7 blonde - she is only 3yo so lets see if she keeps it or it darkens.

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    I think it's 1 in 4 as it's a recessive gene? Sorry, have forgotten year 10 biology, someone correct me if I'm wrong

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    My grandmother was flaming red. My mum had 6 children 2 of whom are flaming red and 1 was honey blonde...the rest of us were brunettes and ash blondes.

    So it's any man's guess really. Will be interesting to see though

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    Quote Originally Posted by shelle65 View Post
    I think it's 1 in 4 as it's a recessive gene? Sorry, have forgotten year 10 biology, someone correct me if I'm wrong
    Spot on!!
    It's irrelevant if any of your children are redheads as each child has a 1 in 4 chance. Both parents must have the gene before a child can be born with red hair. A child or indeed parent may go on to have red headed children it all depends on whether or not their partner also have the gene.
    Hope that makes sense


 

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