Yes, it’s completely normal. There are a number of reasons why your baby may have dark circles under their eyes. We all have thinner skin under our eyes than on the rest of our faces. This means that blood vessels under the skin can make the area around the eyes look darker, as they’re closer to the surface.
What deficiency causes dark circles?
Dark circles, when accompanied by dizziness, tiredness and fatigue could point towards iron deficiency. If you are deficient in iron, the supply of oxygen to the body tissues is hampered. This makes the skin appear paler, making your dark circles look more pronounced.
What should newborn eyes look like?
At birth, a newborn’s eyesight is between 20/200 and 20/400. Their eyes are sensitive to bright light, so they’re more likely to open their eyes in low light. Don’t worry if your baby’s eyes sometimes cross or drift outward (go “wall-eyed”). This is normal until your baby’s vision improves and eye muscles strengthen.
What are the symptoms of anemia in babies?
Anemia in newborns is a condition where the baby’s body has a lower red blood cell count than normal.
When symptoms occur, they can include:
- Having pale skin.
- Feeling sluggish (having low energy).
- Poor feeding or getting tired while feeding.
- Having a fast heart rate and rapid breathing when resting.
What should we eat to remove dark circles?
10 foods to eat to reduce dark circles
- Watermelon. Eating watermelon regularly is good for eye health. …
- Foods rich in vitamin E. Foods rich in vitamin E, like almonds, peanuts and sunflower seeds, help reduce dark circles. …
- Green vegetables. …
- Beetroot. …
- Papaya. …
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Why do my baby’s eyelids look purple?
Causes of Cyanosis
Red blood flowing through the tiny vessels in the skin produces a healthy red-pink color. Blue blood is oxygen poor and causes a bluish-purple tint to the skin.