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gender predictions? old wives tales? which worked or didn't work for you.....


Asked by mellyhayes at 1:31 PM on Aug. 20, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • I tried everything (just for fun) with my first: the ring on the string, heart rate, Chinese gender calendar, weight gain, you name it. It all said I was having a girl, except I carried low which means boy. I had a boy. Second time around, everything but heart rate said boy, and I had a girl. So nothing worked consistently. (Except ultrasound, that was accurate both times. :-) )

    Answer by DragonRiderMD at 2:50 PM on Aug. 20, 2009

  • someone told me if the heartbeat is fast its a girl, and the heartbeat was fast, but it was a boy.

    Answer by PURPULbutterfly at 1:33 PM on Aug. 20, 2009

  • i used the intelligender and it worked for me anyways said i was having a boy and i found out at 30wks i was having a boy!

    Answer by freshly.married at 1:41 PM on Aug. 20, 2009

  • the intelegender worked for me too.

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:43 PM on Aug. 20, 2009

  • I have had 2 boys & am now pregnant with my baby girl. The old wives tale about having morning sickness with a girl is 100% true for me. I NEVER got sick with my boys & now at 22 weeks I am still getting sick.

    Answer by lizafur13 at 1:44 PM on Aug. 20, 2009

  • We put a ring on a necklace to try to see what my SIL was having. It didn't move but then we put it over my BIL's belly and found out he was having a girl. Lol.

    Answer by feesharose at 1:47 PM on Aug. 20, 2009

  • I put a ring on a string with ALL FIVE of my babies, and it was RIGHT with ALL of them!!! Also, I was MORE SICK with my DD than my boys!! I had morning sickness with my DS for the first 3 months. With my DD, I had MS for SEVEN MONTHS and it was WAYYY WORSE with my DD TOO!! Also, my DD's heartbeat was 160!! My DS were NEVER above 135!!

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:53 PM on Aug. 20, 2009

  • I didnt have any MS with my daughter. Her heartbeat was slow, which supposedly menat she was a boy lol. I did have horrible heartburn and she came out with a full head of thick black hair. and the chinese gender prediction thing was right too!

    Answer by Amanduhpanda at 1:56 PM on Aug. 20, 2009

  • My daughters heartbeat was in the 120s and i never had morning sickness.

    Answer by amymartinez0214 at 2:00 PM on Aug. 20, 2009

  • my babies heart rate was in the middle of it could be either boy or girl, our first doc heard it and said,. Oh, you're having a girl. i was horrible all day sickness, which I only talked to mom's of boys who said, Yep, you are having a boy - I did that chinese thing where you dangle a necklace or string and put it above your wrist I think and it said I was going to have a very strong boy - I DID! but it also said we've have a girl next - which BETTER be wrong cause my very strong boy meant in every way! personality. crying, whining, tantrums, everything - he will be an ONLY child!! no sister! sorry max!

    Answer by maxsmom11807 at 2:06 PM on Aug. 20, 2009