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baby's heartbeat?

I've herad that you can somewhat guess what the baby will be by the heartbeat. Anyone know for sure what it is?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 12:37 AM on Jan. 7, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • I heard this too and I asked my Dr. and she said it was a myth.
    I THINK the myth is if the baby's heartbeat is slower it is a boy and if its at a faster rate its a girl. This did hold true with my children:)
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:39 AM on Jan. 7, 2009

  • 140+ its a girl. below 140 it's a boy... but it's not true lol.
    celticreverie

    Answer by celticreverie at 12:41 AM on Jan. 7, 2009

  • i would have to say its a myth because my mom was told i was a boy because of my heartbeat guess back then they thought boy's heart beats was fast lol but I'm definitely not a boy but its hard to tell with the heartbeat
    Mommy2Be1212009

    Answer by Mommy2Be1212009 at 12:44 AM on Jan. 7, 2009

  • Totally not true. My doctor mentioned this to me at every exam, when my baby's heartbeat was in the 160's (as some believe girl's are faster). Nope, I got a big 'ole baby boy!
    KatieCrandall

    Answer by KatieCrandall at 12:46 AM on Jan. 7, 2009

  • Was true for me :)
    It's been over 140 the whole pregnancy, and it's a girl :)

    but it's prolly a 50/50 chance :P
    xxPaulaxx

    Answer by xxPaulaxx at 4:47 AM on Jan. 7, 2009

  • Never been true for me! LOL!
    Mimomof3boys

    Answer by Mimomof3boys at 8:56 PM on Jan. 7, 2009

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