KsMom. Pretty sure I'm friends with you on FB (my first name is Holly). Her birthmark got to almost the size of a quarter. It has went down it both size around and in height, but it has gone down is size around first. It's still pretty high, but her hair is helping camouflage it.
Small world.. Yeah no treatment was something that was very easy for us. Her first year and a half went by soo fast. And I rarely get comments anymore, although they have not stopped either. Beside the fact that I will have to get creative once her hair gets longer, it's really just a little part of her that is special.
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