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No linea nigra - have the scientist missed a way to predict the sex of your baby?
nics1stbaby · 16/08/2002 10:50
I am currently 30 weeks pregnant with my first baby. Following my 23 week scan, I know I am having a little boy. Two of my very good friends have recently had baby girls. They both had (have) a linea nigra, and I don't. Out of interest, I have asked around and I now know 3 other cases where with boys the Mums did not develop a linea nigra, and 2 other cases where the Mums had linea nigras with girls.
My friends and I realise that something like this is unlikely to have been missed by all those doctors and scientists, but hey, out of fun.. can anyone back this theory up??
Ellaroo · 16/08/2002 13:38
nics1stbaby, my friends & I all follow the same pattern you noticed. Very weird, although mine still hasn't gone so I expect if I have a boy next time it will still be there. Apparently if you have very bad heartburn while pregnant it means the baby has a lot of hair - this was true for me.
nics1stbaby · 16/08/2002 16:00
Apparently the linea nigra can remain for at least a year!
oh, a friend of mine had a little girl last week with a full head of thick dark hair, and she didn't have heartburn at all...
I do have heartburn though.. so come 8 to 12 weeks time we shall see hey.. ;o
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