We updated it because we love it so much! The siblings reflect their parents in the most remarkable way: Kalani has fair skin like her mother, who is white, and Jarani has brown skin like her dad, who is black. Meyer recalls the surprise she got when the girls were born on April 23, in Quincy, Illinois. I was just in denial, because you know the odds of this? The girls were born nearly two years after Meyer's 2-year-old son, Pravyn, drowned while under the supervision of his day care provider.
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Paternal Race/Ethnicity and Birth Outcomes
By Alicia Cox Thomson January 31, Eyes flick up. I felt awkward, angry and, weirdly, embarrassed. My husband, Mike, is a blue-eyed white man. Simone, 22 months, is fair-skinned with blue-grey eyes and straight hair, while our son, Theo, 4, is darker-skinned with big brown eyes and curly hair.
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Try out PMC Labs and tell us what you think. Learn More. I applied the same analysis to infants of Black parents and infants with a Black mother and White father. Not listing a father on the birth certificate had a strong association with outcomes, which might be a source of bias in existing data and a marker for identifying infants at risk.
Multiracial children of single mothers are more likely to live in poverty than white and Asian children of single mothers, but less likely than Hispanic, African-American and Native American children of single moms, according to a new study from researchers at Rice University and Pennsylvania State University. Between 38 and 48 percent of multiracial children live in poverty, depending on their ethnic background, compared with 35 percent of Caucasian or Asian children. The highest rates persist among their Hispanic, African-American or Native American counterparts 55, 52 and 56 percent, respectively.