Another red headed baby question. Can I have one?
Oh, the genetics game, always fun. Yes, it’s true that red hair is recessive. When thinking statistically the odds that your child will have receive a red hair gene from you are 1/8 (there is a mathematical process derived from pedigrees that I quickly did in my head, don’t ask). Of course, the reality of it is that there is a possibility that you are not a carrier at all. Your mom had the trait (obviously because you sister got it), so there is a 1/2 you got it from her. But, obviously if you aren’t a carrier at all, there will be no way. The same goes for your significant other. If he’s not a carrier, it will not happen. And, since he knows no one in his family with red hair, it’s probable that he isn’t a carrier (especially since he is black, and that’s not a very common Black trait at all). But, recessive traits are really good at hiding, so you never know. They can go generations without being spotted. My husband is 100% Hispanic, and he has the reddest hair you have ever seen, wh