What Will A Half Filipino Half White Baby Be Like?
A lot of moms and dads belong to different ethnic backgrounds, among them are Filipino men and women who get married to Caucasian spouses. And as soon as they start considering having a baby, one of the questions that they would have in mind is what would their half Filipino half white baby be like?
This article is focused mainly on helping Filipino and Caucasian couples know more about their multicultural baby in terms of his or her appearance, and in terms of what would it be like for the baby to grow up knowing that he or she is a child of parents that have different backgrounds.
What Would A Half Filipino And Half Caucasian Baby Look Like?
It actually depends on what genes that the mother and the father brings to the table. Filipinos either have fair or brown skin, they also have black hair, and most of them have either black or brown eyes.The parents therefore should not be surprised should they see these physical traits pass on to the baby.
There are many Filipinos who look Western or Hispanic because they have mixed genes from their parents or from their ancestors, and there are also those who look Malay or Chinese. The Philippines has been colonized by many nations in the past, this is why Filipinos look differently even from each other.
There are parents of half Filipino and half White babies who say that their babies have black hair but blue or green eyes. There are also those who say that their children have taken on a more Filipino-like appearance. But this is not the same for every couple.
This is because there are children who have Filipino blood, who find it very hard to convince others that they are half Filipino simply because they look just like any Caucasian from Northern America or from Europe.
My Spouse Is A Filipino, And I Am Caucasian, Will My Baby Look Beautiful?
As mentioned, the appearance of your child will depend on the genes of both parents, but it would wise for you to take note of the fact that you are not the first Caucasian and Filipino to fall in love with each other, and your baby is not the first one that is half Filipino and half white.
For those who want to doubt the exotic beauty of the Filipino people, it would be wise to remember that pure blooded Filipino women have won the Miss Universe pageant in two occasions. Filipino women have also often been on the leaderboards in many beauty pageants.
But just in case you were wondering how a half Filipino and half white baby would look like, perhaps you would be pleased to know the following:
- 2015 Miss Universe Winner Ms. Pia Wurtzbach, who is half Filipino and half White (German) is the third Filipino woman to win the Miss Universe pageant
- 2013 Miss World Winner Ms. Megan Young, is half Filipino and half White (American)
- 2014 Miss Earth Winner Ms. Jamie Herrell, is half Filipino and half White (American)
Although having a Filipino spouse is not a guarantee that you will be having beauty queens or kings for children, at the very least, you will know that this combination has been known to have wonderful results in the past.
What Would A Half Filipino, Half White Baby Be Like In Terms Of Characteristics?
The baby’s characteristics will surely depend on how he or she is brought up by her parents regardless of the cultural background of his or her parents. White or Caucasian moms and dads have their own traits depending on what western country they come from.
Filipinos on the other hand, are known to have close family ties so you can expect that your baby’s grandparents and possibly the other relatives, will want to be a big part of your baby’s life too! Other Filipino traits include the following:
- They are Hospitable, even when in poverty
- They are respectful especially to elders
- They are generous and helpful
- They know the value of hard work
- They are loving and caring
Of course, not all Filipinos have all these traits. These are just some of the traits that your child may hopefully adapt as he or she grows older with the help of your Filipino spouse.
You need to keep note of the fact that we will never be able to find out what your half Filipino and half white baby will be like until he or she is born. What you should know however, is that you should not be afraid to have a child with your Filipino spouse for as long as it is what your heart desires.
There is also no reason for you to put the burden of expectation on your baby. As parents you should learn to love and nurture your child for who he or she is, not for who you want your child to be. Just learn to train and love your child, and make sure that you are there to guide and nurture your baby.