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DO YOU THINK YOUR BABIES HEART RATE CAN TELL YOU IF ITS A BOY OR GIRL?

I HAVE HEARD A FEW TIMES THAT THE HEART RATE OF OVER 140 IS NORMALLY A GIRL AND BELOW 140 IS NORMALLY A BOY WHAT DO YOU GUYS THINK?

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ilovemyboys47

Asked by ilovemyboys47 at 4:11 PM on Feb. 25, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • i have heard this too but i am not sure if it is true.
    saysha100687

    Answer by saysha100687 at 4:13 PM on Feb. 25, 2010

  • No, it is not true. Old Wives' Tale. All the OB doctors I know(and my daughter knows) says thats not true.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:16 PM on Feb. 25, 2010

  • No, the heart rate is usually under 140, when it's napping and over 140 when it's moving around.
    momov4kids

    Answer by momov4kids at 4:16 PM on Feb. 25, 2010

  • I agree with the previous answers. It is not true. A baby's heart rate changes as it grows...

    Heart rates start out slower, and then by 8-10 weeks run in the range of 170-200 BPM (beats per minute).

    As your approach mid-pregnancy the average heart rates run between 120 - 160 BPM.

    If your baby moves, his or her heart rate goes up, just as your heart rate does with movement. However, none of these is related to the gender of your baby.
    neebug3766

    Answer by neebug3766 at 4:18 PM on Feb. 25, 2010

  • when I went to the Drs office and heard the heartbeat, it was 155 and the Dr chimed in, Oh, its a girl.. it was always 155 or 160 and we had a boy..
    maxsmom11807

    Answer by maxsmom11807 at 4:32 PM on Feb. 25, 2010

  • Nope for me. According to heart rates my son should be a girl and my daughter should be a boy. Now my son is much more active then my daughter and while inside the womb too.
    aeneva

    Answer by aeneva at 4:40 PM on Feb. 25, 2010

  • No i do not think so.
    seashore29

    Answer by seashore29 at 4:49 PM on Feb. 25, 2010

  • My baby was in the upper 140's the entire pregnancy. He was born a boy!!
    khedy

    Answer by khedy at 4:59 PM on Feb. 25, 2010

  • well my boys were both 135-140 and this one is 160
    ilovemyboys47

    Answer by ilovemyboys47 at 5:47 PM on Feb. 25, 2010

  • the heartrate depends on how active the baby is.................my baby's heartrate was always way above 140...it was usually about 155-165bpm which according to old wives tales means 100% girl buuuuuut............i had a beautiful healthy baby boy!!!! which is the total opposite of the old wives tales
    fay101

    Answer by fay101 at 7:05 PM on Feb. 25, 2010

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