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nub theory - any guesses?

(17 Posts)
mssleepyhead Sun 09-Feb-14 13:15:02

had a 12 week scan yesterday and the baby was very still so got a very clear profile shot with a very obvious nub. so now it's driving me crazy trying to work out if it's a girl or a boy : )
my photo is uploaded on my profile
and i just wondered if anyone had any thoughts?

KippyVonKipperson Sun 09-Feb-14 13:18:15

Ok, I guessing girl

Mumof3xx Sun 09-Feb-14 13:19:13

I say boy but I'm focusing on its skull

notundermyfoof Sun 09-Feb-14 13:22:19

I'm guessing girl, congratulations smile

whiteblossom Sun 09-Feb-14 13:31:32

Boy, but this is a tricky one! I based it on nub and scull...

mssleepyhead Sun 09-Feb-14 13:36:18

I hadn't heard of skull theory - another thing to google!
Thanks for your ideas : )

juju283 Sun 09-Feb-14 13:36:22

Girl by nub theory but has flat skull indicates boy.

Blondebrunette1 Sun 09-Feb-14 13:45:38

I thought girls had flat foreheads and boys more sloping round ones? I think girl based on that. My boys baby scans the skulls were very rounded at 12 weeks.

KippyVonKipperson Mon 10-Feb-14 13:12:49

Can't believe we have to wait for at least another 8 weeks to find out if we are correct or not! Are you going to find out at 20 weeks? Or wait until its born?

Peacenquiet2 Mon 10-Feb-14 13:27:14

Boy based on angle of the dangle, looks like my boys nubs at that stage x

mssleepyhead Mon 10-Feb-14 21:25:53

I'll find out at 20 weeks and give you an update! : )
This was actually a private scan but I have my NHS one on Monday at 13 weeks so if the picture is as clear I'll do a new one to check : )

Cariad007 Mon 10-Feb-14 21:50:55

I think nub for boy points up and for girl is horizontal? I accidentally found out about nub theory at about 14 weeks and got really upset because it indicated a boy and I've always wanted a little girl. My 20 week scan confirmed it but after a few hours of moping I realised that the baby being healthy is all that matters and am looking forward to meeting my little chap in a week or so!

KitKatChick Mon 10-Feb-14 21:52:09

I'm going for a girl...will be interesting to find out later. Funny how I wasn't interested in finding out yet spent the last 15 minutes studying the scan picture. Good luck with the scan.

SellyMevs Mon 10-Feb-14 22:16:42

I've guessed girl from my 12 wk scan, nub looks very horizontal. I could be biased, I've had a few dreams about having a girl.

DH thinks it's all a load of rubbish, but he is of the opinion his family only breeds boys so it'll be a boy! We have absolutely no preference and I think the guessing makes it a bit of fun!

SellyMevs Mon 10-Feb-14 22:18:13

PS I think girl for you..

BabyDubsEverywhere Mon 10-Feb-14 22:40:24

Get a private scan at 16 weeks to find out?

mssleepyhead Tue 11-Feb-14 21:52:48

Baby - don't tempt me!!
Scan again on Monday when I'll be 13 weeks. If baby poses nicely we might be a bit closer to finding out; I'll ask the sonographer and see!

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