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doowapwap Mon 26-Jun-17 22:35:31

A friend of mine is pregnant and is obsessed with these Chinese gender predictors/charts. So I had a look (I'm not pregnant but hope to be)... but there seems to be different ones. According to one, my son should have been a girl.

What are other people's experiences? This is just meant to be lighthearted, I wondered how many people they were right/wrong for!

DramaAlpaca Mon 26-Jun-17 22:41:56

I just had a bit of fun with this. I put in my date of birth and details for all three of my DC. The prediction for each of them was a girl. I have three boys confused

I also did it for my mum's pregnancy with me as I know what her due date was. It predicted a boy, so also wrong!

doowapwap Mon 26-Jun-17 22:45:51

Interesting!!

I don't get how they can be taken seriously. If you google the charts, 100 different ones come up 🤣

But it is a bit of fun to do

Confuseddot Tue 27-Jun-17 07:14:29

Mine should be a boy but I'm having a girl lol x

BigYellowJumper Tue 27-Jun-17 07:20:21

Maybe it only works if you are Chinese wink

My husband is Korean, and in Korea they believe that you can predict the gender based on the dreams you have. My MIL said maybe it won't work for me because I'm not Korean.

needsomesunshineandwine Tue 27-Jun-17 07:55:26

Doesn't let me put in age when conceived but has been correct for my other 2 with the one I used.

needsomesunshineandwine Tue 27-Jun-17 07:55:56

Age for first baby

newbian Tue 27-Jun-17 08:22:22

They all say this baby will be a girl.

They also all said DD would be a boy!

Ginger782 Tue 27-Jun-17 08:25:05

LOL @BigYellowJumper grin

ThinkFastNotSlow Tue 27-Jun-17 08:29:43

Maybe you need your age according to the Chinese calendar grin

The chart I saw when I was pregnant didn't work for me either.

FortyFacedFuckers Tue 27-Jun-17 08:40:29

The one I saw was correct for me.

ColourfulOrangex Tue 27-Jun-17 10:36:55

Mine was right for both, DS6 and due DD next month probably a fluke though lol

AnyFarrahFowler Tue 27-Jun-17 19:44:58

It was right for me both times (DS and DD) although I only looked at it for a bit of fun! I suppose it has a 50% chance of being right!

hopsalong Tue 27-Jun-17 22:05:31

I don't believe in it (and has been wrong for me both times -- did check!), but ThinkFast is right: it only works in principle if you input your Chinese age according to the lunar calendar.

This is (depressingly) a year or so more than your actual age because the Chinese start counting at conception, I think.

MummaThree Tue 27-Jun-17 22:13:52

This was accurate with both mine. Predicted a boy this pregnancy so we'll soon find out

AmyB1986 Tue 27-Jun-17 22:17:39

Predicted a boy for me... it's a girl!

newbian Wed 28-Jun-17 00:37:10

hopsalong I did it with Chinese dates for DD and it still says boy.

They don't work, it's 50/50 so if it's "right" for you a coin toss might have been right as well!

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