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#1 of 4 Old 01-25-2009, 06:40 AM - Thread Starter
 
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Am I correct in thinking it's African and Asian countries only?

A baby can have one even if they are mixed race, aslong as they have the african/asian race in them too, right?
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It's very common among AA and Asian races, but possible for any baby that is not Caucasian. I have seen it frequently in Hispanic infants.
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My daughter has a small Mongolian Spot on her lower back and she's mostly Asian. Her Asian-American cousins also have the Mongolian Spots. DD's Mongolian Spot is fading. The doctor thought by the time she's five years old it would be a lot lighter.

Normal is just a setting on your dryer.
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My ds1 had a large one on his lower back,it has mostly faded now (he's 5). Oddly enough,my dh and I are both Caucasian, although dh has some Cherokee heritage.......

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