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Baking soda test ??

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Becky2406 Mon 11-Mar-13 14:52:01

Hi I'm 11weeks 6 days with my 4th and thought I'd try a baking soda /powder test you know powder in cup pour urine into it if fizzes = boy if nothing = girl well mine fizzed .... A lot
Has anyone else done one and it turned out right I'm just trying to see what ppl think thank you smile

Kafri Mon 11-Mar-13 15:55:07

Would chemistry not dictate that it would fizz regardless?

NotADragonOfSoup Mon 11-Mar-13 15:59:23

I reckon it will be right about 50% of the time.

beckie90 Mon 11-Mar-13 16:01:24

Think it just down to how acidic or alkaline the urine is. I've not tried it however I did do the red cabbage one just for fun that said girl but I'm having a boy. Xx

KatieMiddleton Mon 11-Mar-13 16:02:11

I reckon it will be right about 50% of the time.

Hahaha grin

Becky2406 Tue 12-Mar-13 10:08:40

Haha thanks every one smile well 50% chance is good hehe na I know it's just for fun just wanted to see what others had to say smile time will tell smile hope you all get what you want weather it be a healthy well behaved child , a positive test , a easy pregnancy ect smile

Becky2406 Sat 04-May-13 00:43:31

It's a boy smile yay

MisselthwaiteManor Sat 04-May-13 04:00:22

I've never heard of this before, interesting that it was right in your case! I might have a go just for fun.

Congratulations. flowers

Fakebook Sat 04-May-13 07:34:40

I did this for fun too grin and mine fizzed a lot. It fizzed a lot when I was pregnant with DS aswell.

I read an article somewhere once where loads of women had taken the test and posted their results and scan/birth outcome. Apparently the test was right for 80% of them. It must have been a fluke. I can't see how a girl or boy would change the acidity of your urine. If anything, it's food/drink that would change it.

Becky2406 Sat 04-May-13 16:01:46

I'm 20 weeks now and had my scan its a BOY smile so happy looks like this test was right for me smile xx

Becky2406 Sat 04-May-13 16:02:59

Oh whoops pregnancy brain in action again I'd already posted sorry lol

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