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Old wives tales gender prediction: just for fun!

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91chloejp Thu 01-Aug-13 11:52:13

Just a light hearted thread. I am only 7 weeks so I thought I'd to this for my previous pregnancy which was my beautiful DS, just to see what the results show.

Old Wives Tale #1: Heart Rate If the baby’s heart rate is above 140 bpm, it is said that the baby will be a girl. If it is under 140 bpm, then it will be a boy. I remember it being 136 BMP at one point
Prediction outcome: BOY

Old Wives Tale #2: Shape of Belly If you are carrying high with a big, round belly, you are having a girl. If you are carrying low with a smaller belly that sticks straight out, it’s a boy. (I definitely carried low and it stuck straight out) Prediction outcome: BOY

Old Wives Tale #3: Ring Test Using a string, hang your wedding ring over your pregnant belly. You are having a girl if the ring swings back and forth and it’s a boy if it swings in a circle. (my mum wanted to try this test and it swung back and forth) Prediction outcome: GIRL

Old Wives Tale #4: Acne If you have acne while pregnant, it’s a girl. It’s thought that acne during pregnancy is caused by the extra hormones.
Prediction outcome: BOY

Old Wives Tale #5: Cravings People believe that if you are craving salty foods while pregnant, you can count on having a boy. If you crave sweets, fruit, and orange juice, you are having a little girl. Prediction outcome: BOY

Old Wives Tale #6: Skin under Left Eye The eye test is when a “V” or “branches” appear when you pull down the skin under your left eye. If you see a “V” or “branches” in the white part, you’re having a girl. I have a “V”, so one more point for a girl.
Prediction outcome: INCONCLUSIVE

Old Wives Tale #7: Time of Conception The person that is most aggressive in bed at the time of conception is the opposite of what the baby will be. (Too long ago to remember)
Prediction outcome: INCONCLUSIVE

Old Wives Tale #8: Legs If your legs get really big, you’re having a boy. If your legs stay in shape and lean, it’s a girl. I think it’s too early for me to tell on this one.
Prediction outcome: GIRL

Old Wives Tale #9: Moodiness and a Little Pecker (this one is odd, but funny) If you are really moody, you are having a girl since you have another extra girl hormones in you. Your pregnancy will make you smile and be more happy if you are having a boy because there’s a little penis inside you.
Prediction outcome: GIRL

Old Wives Tale #10: Chinese Gender Chart The Chinese Gender Chart claims to have an accuracy rate of over 90%. It is based on how old the mother is at conception and the month that she conceived.
Prediction outcome: BOY

Old Wives Tale #11: Mom’s Beauty Basically you are having a girl if your beauty disappears during pregnancy. It is said that the girl “steals” the mother’s beauty. If you think that pregnancy has never made you look more beautiful, a little boy it is.
Prediction outcome: BOY

Old Wives Tale #12: Dream of Sex of Baby If you have dreams that you are having a boy, you will have a girl. If you dream about having a girl, it will be a boy. Dreams show the opposite of what you are having.
Prediction outcome: GIRL

Old Wives Tale #13: Clumsy vs. Graceful If the pregnant woman is graceful throughout her pregnancy, she’s having a girl. If she becomes clumsy, she’s having a boy.
Prediction outcome: BOY

Old Wives Tale #14: Side You Most Rest On If a pregnant woman prefers to lay on her left side, she’s having a boy. If she prefers resting on her right side, she’s having a girl. (I've never liked resting on my right anyway)
Prediction outcome: BOY

Old Wives Tale #15: Dad’s Weight Gain If the dad-to-be gains weight while you are pregnant, it’s a girl. If he doesn’t gain weight, you’re having a boy. Prediction outcome: BOY

Old Wives Tale #16: Breast Test If a pregnant woman’s left breast is larger than the right breast, she’s having a girl. If the right breast is larger, it’s a boy.
Prediction outcome: INCONCLUSIVE

Old Wives Tale #17: What Do You Think? 71% of the time, the mom-to-be knows what she is having. (I always felt he was a boy and didn't want to accept anything else)
Prediction outcome: BOY

Old Wives Tale #18: Morning Sickness If you had a smooth pregnancy with no morning sickness, it’s a boy. If you were sick or felt really nauseous during your pregnancy, count on a girl. (easiest pregnancy ever)
Prediction outcome: BOY

Old Wives Tale #19: Areolae If your areolae (the part around your nips) have darkened, it’s a boy. If they haven't, its a girl. Prediction outcome: BOY

Old Wives Tale #20: Protein When a pregnant woman craves meat and cheese, count on a boy.
Prediction outcome: GIRL

Old Wives Tale #21: Feet Are your feet colder now that you are pregnant? If so, you just might be having a boy. If your feet have stayed the same before pregnancy and during, you’re having a little girl.
Prediction outcome: INCONCLUSIVE

Old Wives Tale #22: Headaches If you are having headaches, you might be carrying a boy. Prediction outcome: GIRL

Old Wives Tale #23: Baby Names It is said that when you can only think of specific names for a boy or a girl, you will have that particularly baby. (We didn't even bother discussing girls names as I was sure it was a boy)
Prediction outcome: BOY

Old Wives Tale #24: Urine What color is your pee? If it is bright yellow, you will have a little boy. If your urine is a dull yellow, plan on a girl.
Prediction outcome: INCONCLUSIVE

TOTAL GIRL: 7
TOTAL BOY: 13
TOTAL INCONCLUS IVE: 5

mumingball Thu 01-Aug-13 15:52:09

wow, i only knew the one of the belly shape! so many...

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