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It's to early for my ultrasound but my baby's heartbeat was 167.... i was wondering if there's any truth to the old wives tale. Over 140 it's a girl Lower than 140 it's a boy.

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Asked by Anonymous at 12:14 PM on Apr. 3, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • i would say not, my son was alway in the 154-158 range.

    Answer by Nunyabiznes at 12:16 PM on Apr. 3, 2009

  • my DDs was always around 160 BUT my friend had twins boys whos heartbeat was also 160

    Answer by Kennadismom at 12:16 PM on Apr. 3, 2009

  • there is no truth to this. With each of my kids the hr gets faster. I had a boy, then girl, and my last 2 have been boys. This is my fourth child (third boy) and he has the fastest hr of any of my kids. Olivia's (my only daughter) had the second slowest. This is just an old wives tale

    Answer by jombmomi at 12:22 PM on Apr. 3, 2009

  • my sons was always 170 so in my case its not true

    Answer by mom-to-be21 at 12:53 PM on Apr. 3, 2009

  • Early heartrates, in the first trimester, are all high. My son's was 170's at 9wks.
    Then in the second trimester the heartrate usually slows, and gets stronger. My son was always in the 130's, 140's on occasion.

    Answer by carliemarie1015 at 12:54 PM on Apr. 3, 2009

  • my girl ranges from 140-170 all the time...she was mainly around 142 though most of the time...

    ALL wives tales are false...i have EVERY SINGLE sign of having a boy but im having a girl...10000000% having a girl =D

    Answer by MissKellee at 1:05 PM on Apr. 3, 2009

  • Mine has been 168, 168, 158 each time we heard it and he is definitely a boy :)

    Answer by lasombrs at 1:29 PM on Apr. 3, 2009

  • no .. there isnt in 20 mins my daughters heartbeat goes between 130 - 175
    my son was always around 130- 140

    Answer by Mrs.Owen86 at 5:00 PM on Apr. 3, 2009

  • wifes tale

    Answer by jbirchard at 5:22 PM on Apr. 3, 2009

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