Q11. What types of birthmarks do babies get?

A11. There are several different types of birthmark which come in all shapes and sizes, and on any part of the body. More than 80% of babies have a birthmark. The most common types include:

  • Moles: these are known as birthmark moles or ‘congenital nevi’.
  • Café au lait spots
  • Port wine stains
  • Strawberry birthmark (known as a strawberry hemangioma)

Some birthmarks fade over time but others remain with the person for life.

Find out more in our birthmarkssection.

FAQS Index : Guide to Baby Skin Rashes

FAQs Intro

  1. Why do babies develop skin rashes?
  2. What are the most common skin rashes in babies?
  3. What is cradle cap?
  4. What is baby acne?
  5. What is baby eczema?
  6. What is heat rash?
  7. What are hives?
  8. What is urticaria?
  9. What are milia?
  10. What is impetigo?
  11. What types of birthmarks do babies get?
  12. What causes chickenpox?
  1. What causes measles?
  2. Can babies get German measles (rubella)?
  3. What is ringworm?
  4. Can babies develop psoriasis?
  5. What is scabies?
  6. What is roseola?
  7. What are viral skin rashes?
  8. Does my baby have a wart?
  9. What is the treatment for baby skin rashes?
  10. Why is the MMR vaccine controversial?
  11. Can you prevent baby skin rashes?

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