A Black Woman Gave Birth To A White Baby & Genetic Experts Aren’t Sure How It Happened

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Newborn baby at hospital in Birmingham, England

Two parents who immigrated from Nigeria gave birth to a seemingly white baby at a London hospital recently – blond hair, blue eyes, and all.

Angela Ihegboro says she was “speechless” when she first saw her daughter, who does not appear to be albino.

The NY Post reports:

“The first thing I said was, ‘What the flip?’ ” said the father, Ben Ihegboro. “We both just sat there after the birth staring at her for ages — not saying anything.”

He quickly sought to dispel any speculation.

“Of course she is mine. My wife is true to me,” the 44-year-old customer service adviser said. “Even if she hadn’t been, the baby still wouldn’t look like that.”

Genetic experts have provided three theories:

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