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pregnancy acne = girl? Old wives tale?!

Ok, a couple people have told me this now and even though I think it's probably not true, maybe it is? I have had serious breakouts with this pregnancy and people have told me that it's a sign I'm having a there any truth to this? Has anyone else experience horrible pregnancy acne?

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Asked by Anonymous at 6:26 PM on Jan. 8, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • I have been getting this too this time around. With my first, I had GREAT skin! LOL! (Turns out he was a boy.) I am happy to hear that pregnancy acne means a girl...........hehe true or not, I want a girl, so I'm holding on to that one! LOL!

    Answer by TheDiva320 at 6:27 PM on Jan. 8, 2009

  • ohhh I hope so I am getting acne (I never had more than 2 piples at a time)
    and I want a girl so bad but everyone and everything online says its gonna be a boy (have 1 boy already)

    Answer by TravisJohnsmama at 6:27 PM on Jan. 8, 2009

  • I'm with them. I would like a girl and my SO really really really wants a girl, and I have been breaking out real bad, so I'm going to hope thats what all my acne means too.

    Answer by Sasho at 6:31 PM on Jan. 8, 2009

  • Believe me you don't ever want this type of acne!!!!

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:35 PM on Jan. 8, 2009

  • I had very bad acne when I was pregnant and I had a little boy.

    Answer by yunglovers143 at 6:35 PM on Jan. 8, 2009

  • i had a girl and my face had never be more clear my sister had a boy and got acne really bad?????

    Answer by mommy033 at 6:49 PM on Jan. 8, 2009

  • I had breakouts with my last baby so I was hoping it was not!

    Answer by BonesDragonDew at 6:50 PM on Jan. 8, 2009

  • my face broke out the first few months
    then around 5 months it went away
    im having alittle girl so idk
    if it is ture or not

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:01 PM on Jan. 8, 2009

  • I'm having a boy and my chin looks like a pizza lol... blame the hormones, you never know what your body will experience!

    Answer by Amanda_Jeanne at 7:04 PM on Jan. 8, 2009

  • I never had a pimple growing up and now I look like crater face. I have really bad acne, it is embarrassing. I am having a boy.

    Answer by JD08 at 7:56 PM on Jan. 8, 2009

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