Details and Myths About Predicting the Sex of the Baby

 

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Other studies have found the occurrence of mistakes is even less than 1% of the time. The odds of a mistake increases if the genitals are malformed by congenital anomalies. Ultrasounds during the first trimester are more likely to produce mistaken sex identification than ultrasounds in.

Continued. Pregnancy Myth #1: Carrying Low. Myth: If your belly hangs low (or in front), you’re having a boy. If it’s high (or wide in the middle), you’re having a girl.

Reality: This one is pure. Few of these are facts and few are myths regarding predicting baby gender. Here are some of them. The Baby Bump.

It is said, if your bump is high and pointy you will have a boy. But again some say, for the same that you will have a girl. But the fact is neither is true.

The sex of the baby cannot be determined by the shape of the bump. The shape depends upon the body of the mother, her. Baby Gender Prediction: Can You Guess Your Baby’s Sex? Old Wives’ Tales and Superstitions 1. Fetal Heart Rate.

If the BPM (beats per minute) is above 140, you are having a girl. If it is lower than 140 then you are having a boy. 2. Carrying High or Low. Take a look at your baby bump and check its position. If you are carrying high, it is a girl.

There is one folktale, however, that scientists have studied — and it has to do with whether fetal heart rate can predict gender. Conventional wisdom holds that if the baby’s heart rate is less than 140 beats per minute you’re having a boy and if it’s more than 140 beats per minute you’re having a girl. Other methods of predicting sex. Dry hands: Legends say that if you notice dry hands during pregnancy, you’ll be having a girl. However, other legends say that if you notice dry hands, it means you’re having a boy!

Our take? Don’t put your eggs in the dry hands basket. A study of 8,000 births published in the British Medical Journal found that the average length of labor increased when delivering a boy—possibly because baby boys have enormous heads. It’s a late—and unpleasant—way to predict your baby’s gender, but at least it’s evidence-based. The BMJ.

1. Myth: The shape of your belly can predict the gender of your baby. The truth: Carrying low? Legend says you’re having a boy.

If your belly is higher up, it’s a girl. If your baby’s heartbeat is lower than 140 beats per minute, you could be having a little boy. Of course, these gender predictions are just for fun.

If you want to find out the gender of your baby, ask the sonographer who carries out your 18-21 week scan, but be aware that the answer won’t be 100 per cent accurate. The baby’s genes determine sex. All eggs contain an X chromosome, while sperm can have an X or a Y chromosome.

If the egg is fertilized by a sperm cell carrying an X chromosome, the resulting XX embryo will be a girl. On the contrary, if the sperm cell has a Y chromosome, the embryo will have male XY chromosomes.

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Predictions about the baby’s sex – by old wives or others – have about a 50 per cent chance of coming true.

“What to Expect When You're Expecting 4th Edition” by Heidi Murkoff, Sharon Mazel
from What to Expect When You’re Expecting 4th Edition
by Heidi Murkoff, Sharon Mazel
Simon & Schuster UK, 2010

As soon as people find out you’re pregnant, you’ll start hearing the wives’ tales, myths, and groundless predictions about the sex of your baby.

“The Pregnancy Countdown Book: Nine Months of Practical Tips, Useful Advice, and Uncensored Truths” by Susan Magee, Kara Nakisbendi
from The Pregnancy Countdown Book: Nine Months of Practical Tips, Useful Advice, and Uncensored Truths
by Susan Magee, Kara Nakisbendi
Quirk Books, 2006

Some have claimed this to be a highly accurate way to identifying the sex of a fetus (Peng & Huang, 1999).

“Gender-Biased Sex Selection in South Korea, India and Vietnam: Assessing the Influence of Public Policy” by Laura Rahm
from Gender-Biased Sex Selection in South Korea, India and Vietnam: Assessing the Influence of Public Policy
by Laura Rahm
Springer International Publishing, 2019

Around week 20, your partner has the ultrasound that can determine the sex of the baby — if you choose to find out and if the baby allows the ultrasound technician a clear view.

“Dad's Guide to Pregnancy For Dummies” by Matthew M. F. Miller, Sharon Perkins
from Dad’s Guide to Pregnancy For Dummies
by Matthew M. F. Miller, Sharon Perkins
Wiley, 2010

But in its rarity it has something to teach all of us, about how to think about the genetics of sex, and about the correspondence between our chromosomes—the readout from a fetal chromosome screen that will tell you, Tada!, your baby is a girl or a boy—and our brains and our bodies.

“Woman: An Intimate Geography” by Natalie Angier
from Woman: An Intimate Geography
by Natalie Angier
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1999

By the time of the next sonogram and knowing that now at 20 weeks it was possible for the technician to ascertain its sex, we told him to tell us everything else he saw throughout the sonogram but nothing that would indicate its gender.

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from Little Kids, Big City: Tales from a Real House in New York City (with Lessons on Life and Love for Your Own Concrete Jungle)
by Alex McCord, Simon Van Kempen
Sterling & Ross Publishers, 2010

Some folk beliefs were corroborated in predicting the gender of the child; cherries, strawberries, and watches predicted girl infants, while grapes, dates, and bears predicted boy babies.

“Extraordinary Dreams and How to Work with Them” by Stanley Krippner, Fariba Bogzaran, Andre Percia de Carvalho
from Extraordinary Dreams and How to Work with Them
by Stanley Krippner, Fariba Bogzaran, Andre Percia de Carvalho
State University of New York Press, 2012

At the 20-week anomaly scan it can be possible to determine the sex of the baby, depending on the baby’s position.

“Patient Centered Care in Medical Imaging and Radiotherapy E-Book” by Aarthi Ramlaul, Martin Vosper
from Patient Centered Care in Medical Imaging and Radiotherapy E-Book
by Aarthi Ramlaul, Martin Vosper
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2013

New techniques are making it possible to know in advance what will be the sex of a baby.

“Counting for Nothing: What Men Value and what Women are Worth” by Marilyn Waring, University of Toronto Press
from Counting for Nothing: What Men Value and what Women are Worth
by Marilyn Waring, University of Toronto Press
University of Toronto Press, 1999

Although an ultrasound can reveal the sex of the child, some women choose not to know because they fear being misled by an inaccurate ultrasound reading or they simply wish to be surprised about the sex of their child at birth.

“Maternal & Child Health Nursing: Care of the Childbearing & Childrearing Family” by Adele Pillitteri
from Maternal & Child Health Nursing: Care of the Childbearing & Childrearing Family
by Adele Pillitteri
Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2010

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  • I just watched Keren Swan’s channel and she said back and forth, circle…. just the opposite and did it with her hair. ��. These tests are fun!

  • Thanks for the Video clip! Apologies for chiming in, I am interested in your initial thoughts. Have you considered Schallingora Gender Finding Scheme (google it)? It is an awesome one off product for revealing how to choose the gender of your baby without the headache. Ive heard some great things about it and my BF after many years got astronomical success with it.

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  • I craved salty with my daughter. I had morning sickness with my daughter till almost 7 months. I’m almost 6 weeks with this baby now so no clue but hoping for a girl again. But will love a boy too. My daughter is almost 7.

  • Hold on…. citrus is sour…. sour is boy…. but citrus is girl….. ��

    Also that majestic penguin comment killed me. You guys are adorable ����

  • I’ve been researching how to choose a boy or girl and discovered a fantastic website at Gabs Gender Guru (google it if you’re interested)

  • Nice Video! Excuse me for the intrusion, I would appreciate your thoughts. Have you researched Schallingora Gender Finding Scheme (do a google search)? It is an awesome one of a kind guide for revealing how to choose the gender of your baby without the headache. Ive heard some pretty good things about it and my cousin got great results with it.

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  • I think I’ve heard that acne outbreaks during pregnancy are caused by a male baby due to the rise in testosterone levels and all that jazz

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  • You forgot your urine color test. If the pee is clear like water or Misty light yellow it’s a girl and if its darker yellow it’s a boy. Yours would’ve indicated that you were have a boy. This they say is pretty accurate as well as babies heart rate test. They are the best next to a real gender reveal but you’ll know for the next child, congrats.

  • Lovely Video clip! Excuse me for butting in, I would love your initial thoughts. Have you tried Schallingora Gender Finding Scheme (Have a quick look on google cant remember the place now)? It is an awesome one off product for revealing how to choose the gender of your baby without the hard work. Ive heard some unbelievable things about it and my close friend Aubrey got astronomical results with it.

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  • So! What drano did you use?! My mother in law used the crystal drano and was correct for both my sister in law and me!! She has a girl and I have a boy!! I’m going to do it my next baby ��

  • the best info that I have ever had was by following the Gabs Gender Guru (just google it) definately the most helpful treatment i’ve seen.

  • In my country, they say when your belly is round and it makes one with your body it’s not too showy it’s a girl �� but when your belly is really pointy and people can quickly see that you’re pregnant it’s a boy ��

  • Heart rate is not an indicator. I was told by doctors/nurses through my entire pregnancy even through delivery day I was having a girl. We took our son home to his bright pink room…..��

  • Great Video! Apologies for butting in, I would appreciate your thoughts. Have you heard about Schallingora Gender Finding Scheme (probably on Google)? It is a smashing one off product for revealing how to choose the gender of your baby minus the hard work. Ive heard some decent things about it and my work buddy after many years got great success with it.

  • The only one I remember is belly to the front/slimmer sides and flatter belly and more wideness sidewise. But I forgot which one is which. ����

  • I had a girl, and my hair was lovely, I suffered with bad heartburn, had very swollen ankles and my feet grew half a size… maybe she’s a boy huh? �� these are fun to do while pregnant though! X

  • i’ve seen if it goes back and forth it’s a boy and if it goes in circles it’s a girl i think she got it wrong because it was going in circles and it’s a girl obviously ��

  • Ok so Chinese age is one year older than your American age. So instead of putting 25 you should of put 26. Also when you’re pregnant with a girl your very pretty and glowing skin because of all the estrogen and your skin and body is less pretty because of the testosterone that is in your body from the boy.

  • When they say dry they mean severely dry. Before I even new I was pregnant they where so dry and patchy I thought I had wringworm on my hands. A week later found out i was expecting and had a boy.

  • I have 3 boys my blood pressure has always been on the low end. I’m 14 weeks pregnant and my blood pressure is 80/50. What’s my gender???�� I find out in 2 weeks.

  • Both times my mom was pregnant, first time she dreamed she’d have a boy and the next she dreamed about a cherry dress. Now she’s got me and my older brother so maybe there’s some truth to pregnancy dreams ����‍♀️

  • Excellent Video! Sorry for the intrusion, I would love your thoughts. Have you heard about Schallingora Gender Finding Scheme (search on google)? It is a good one of a kind product for revealing how to choose the gender of your baby without the hard work. Ive heard some awesome things about it and my mate after many years got astronomical success with it.

  • My mum is pregnant, and I dreamt not my mum but I dreamt of a baby girl and it is a boy, so I think that the dream one is true����

  • Nice video content! Apologies for chiming in, I would love your thoughts. Have you ever tried Schallingora Gender Finding Scheme (do a search on google)? It is a great one off product for revealing how to choose the gender of your baby without the normal expense. Ive heard some awesome things about it and my cousin finally got great results with it.

  • Have 2 boys and 1 unknown in the oven. I was soooo sick and vomiting alllll the way till the end with them. This time is not bad at all. That last test about no sickness is a boy…ughhh so not true. Lol

  • Lovely video content! Apologies for the intrusion, I would love your initial thoughts. Have you tried Schallingora Gender Finding Scheme (google it)? It is a good exclusive product for revealing how to choose the gender of your baby without the hard work. Ive heard some great things about it and my mate after a lifetime of fighting got great success with it.

  • Thanks for the video content! Apologies for the intrusion, I am interested in your initial thoughts. Have you researched Schallingora Gender Finding Scheme (probably on Google)? It is a great exclusive guide for revealing how to choose the gender of your baby minus the hard work. Ive heard some pretty good things about it and my buddy at very last got astronomical results with it.

  • Thanks for the Video clip! Apologies for the intrusion, I would love your thoughts. Have you heard about Schallingora Gender Finding Scheme (Sure I saw it on Google)? It is a great one of a kind product for revealing how to choose the gender of your baby minus the headache. Ive heard some interesting things about it and my BF at very last got astronomical success with it.

  • the greatest results that I have had was by following the Gabs Gender Guru (i found it on google) I found it the most helpful resource that I have ever seen.

  • Nice video content! Apologies for butting in, I am interested in your opinion. Have you heard about Schallingora Gender Finding Scheme (Have a quick look on google cant remember the place now)? It is a good one off product for revealing how to choose the gender of your baby minus the normal expense. Ive heard some awesome things about it and my cousin finally got astronomical success with it.

  • How come when I am not worrying about being pregnant I don’t get anything doing about a baby but now that I am I get adds and videos and things on tv talking about giving birth…

  • I never got sick when I was carrying my son. This pregnancy, I’m about 10 weeks, and I’ve gotten sick and I’ve been nauseous every morning.

  • I was also told that you can know by your sonogram if placenta is on right its a girl and if on left it a boy, i also think the one of the ring is wrong your said boy because it was swinging side to side, because if it goes in circle it a girl, which mean the chain and the ring make a circle not just the ring twirl,you will see the chain actually make a circle. But i was right with my sonogram because mine was in right side and i am having a girl and i looked at both of my boy and their were on the left.

  • If trying it with baking soda
    If doesn’t fizzed it’s a girl
    And if it does it’s a boy I’m asking the difference I just found out I’m pregnant with my third child

  • Most of these you are not far enough along to use. Because yall get tests done by 14 week and ultrasound at 16. We had to be 20 week to 22 weeks for ultrasound. And my mom with is didn’t do any doe gender.

  • I love watching these old videos ���� Who’s still here after Elle is almost a whole teenager �� Alaïa is a big girl & Catherine is pregnant with baby boy ��������

  • Ancient 4000 year old knowledge: MARS is the karaka of blood pressure. 5th house in a chart is the house of CHILDREN ( as well as leo, or the heart/vascular system). Mars ruling or being inside or aspecting ruler of 5th ALWAYS indicates male babies at a MUCH HIGHER ratio ( it’s all statistics). MARS is basically karaka of male gender. Higher blood pressure can entangle, at quantum level, chances of male baby conception. Also, I can always see what genders a woman is meant to have, or is a woman is even fertile going by their birth chart, I mean, EVERY SINGLE Time. It’s all ancient knowledge and they work every single time. Look at your charts. If you have Mars with node of the moon, or jupiter, you will ALWAYS have blood pressure issues ( among others) but these two are the real killers.

  • I have spent months investigating how to choose the sex of your baby and found a great resource at Gabs Gender Guru (look it up on google)

  • I said I’d only do my daughter’s names well im at 32 an only doing one more a memory tattoo for my grampa A Navy one an I maybe odd or very strange but I fall asleep every tattoo an I even slept threw my chest tattoo an my elbows lol..��

  • I’m 12 weeks pregnant had two weeks of rough morning sickness and craving for salty and sour (not sweet like I’m used to). And everyone says I’m having a boy.. I can’t eat to find out

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  • I love your videos and how your honest about depression because I struggle with the same thing and I have two teenagers boy and girl and it’s hard when you also have a handicap like me. You baby boy is so adorable. Well take care!!