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What is a birthmark?
What is a birthmark?
Many babies have birthmarks when they are born. Some birthmarks appear in the first few weeks of life. These marks can be red, pink, brown, tan or blue. There is... More »
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A birthmark is a congenital, benign irregularity on the skin which is present at birth or appears shortly after birth, usually in the first month. They can occur ...

www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/174886.php

Mar 22, 2016 ... Birthmarks are blemishes on the skin that are noticeable at birth, or shortly afterwards. A significant proportion of newborns have a birthmark.

www.aad.org/public/kids/skin/birthmarks/why-people-get-birthmarks

Do you ever wonder why people get birthmarks? Good question. Some types of birthmarks run in families, but not always. Nobody really knows why babies get ...

www.aad.org/public/kids/skin/birthmarks/different-kinds-of-birthmarks

Pigmented birthmarks. Pigment is a fancy word for color. These types of birthmarks happen when you have more pigment in one part of your skin. It's like a spot ...

kidshealth.org/en/kids/birthmark.html

Birthmarks, also known as hemangiomas, get their name for one reason: They are marks on the skin of a lot of newborn babies! Find out more about birthmarks  ...

www.nhs.uk/conditions/birthmarks/pages/introduction.aspx

Information and advice about birthmarks, including the different types, what causes them, and when treatment is needed.

www.womansday.com/health-fitness/wellness/a50080/the-real-reason-why-birthmarks-exist

Mar 23, 2015 ... Have you ever wondered why some people are born with birthmarks and others aren't? What happens when babies are in utero could have an ...

www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2011/10/where-birthmarks-come-from

Oct 26, 2011 ... There are several different types of birthmarks. What causes them is an excess of pigment cells (Melanoctyes), or an excess of blood vessels ...

www.thebump.com/a/birthmarks

Birthmarks can't be prevented and they aren't caused by any problems in pregnancy — so no, there's nothing you did to cause baby to have birthmarks.