Moles and Birthmarks
Moles and other birthmarks are very common in newborns. Some marks are from birth while some appear as late as two weeks following birth. Many of these marks, particularly the types of marks on the face, have a tendency to disappear without any intervention before the bay becomes two. Read these articles to educate yourself about moles, and when to see a doctor.
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Babies with Moles
Some parents become concerned when they notice a mole or other birthmark on their newborn. Moles are benign growths that generally do not become larger than a pencil eraser, and in the great majority cases, remain harmless marks for life...
Is it a Birthmark?
New parents are often concerned when they see their newborn with a birthmark, or when their baby develop a mark in their first few months. Typically, birthmarks have clear borders, and the skin is often pigmented, or conversely, discolored in the area...