Will my baby have curly or straight hair?
Straight hair is considered “recessive.” To put that in simple terms, that means that if one parent gives you two curly haired genes and the other parent gives you a pair of straight-haired genes, you’ll be born with curly hair.
When did your baby’s hair turn curly?
The soft hair texture of baby’s locks often changes into more wavy or straight strands around the age of two. Your baby will have three changes in their hair texture during the first 24 months. The texture of their hair will change quickly from one stage to another.
Can two parents with curly hair have a child with straight hair?
It is not possible for two ‘unmixed’ parents having straight-hair to reproduce an offspring with curly hair. … If both parents have curly hair, it is more likely to inherit that trait of curly hair. This corresponds to saying that you have inherited both copies of the gene for curly hair from your parents.
Do baby curls go away?
It is possible, as you mentioned, that the weight of her hair is what is making it straight on top. It is also possible that those curls you are seeing are from her “baby hair,” and that sadly they will be gone after you cut her hair.